Enters his fifth season as head coach of the WWU Men's Soccer program and overall his 17th associated with WWU Soccer … directed the Vikings to a 35-27-11 record as head coach (.555) … spent previous 12 years as the Vikings assistant coach, eight as the associate head coach.
Led the Vikings to their first NCAA II Tournament appearance and first postseason victory in 2016 with a 10-5-4 record ... named GNAC co-Coach of the Year in 2016 ... WWU finished the season going 5-0-1 over the final 6 games, with a win and tie vs. No. 3 Simon Fraser, to secure the bid to the NCAA II Tournament ... tied for 10th-most wins in program history.
WWU Head Coaching Highlights:
Led WWU to within one win of program’s first NCAA Division II national tournament appearance in 2014 with victories in 7 of its last 10 games…in 2013, his Vikings were 11-4-3, including a season-ending 3-0 win over No. 2 and eventual national semifinalist Simon Fraser…record was the 7th-best in program history and 0.69 goals against average set a WWU record.
Spent the 2011 season with Crossfire Premier, coaching the U20 Super League team to the national tournament…WFC Rangers coach from 2003-2010…attended international coaching workshop with US Soccer in Spain in 2010 and Belgium and The Netherlands in 2016…former high school head coach at alma mater North Kitsap (1999) and Blaine High School (2000-2003)…spent time as a Washington State ODP/EPD head coach in 2006-07 and 2015-16…also a Region IV ODP staff coach in 2012…played professionally with the Tallahassee Scorpions in 1998.
Earned bachelor's degree in 1998 from Seattle Pacific University…played for the Falcons in 1996 and 1997, each season making the NCAA Tournament…graduate of North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo.
WWU Men's Soccer Open Tryout Set for January 27
The tryout is for current WWU students taking 12 or more credits
Men's Soccer 2017 Season in Review
WWU finished 6-6-5 overall and 5-4-3 in conference play, tying for 3rd in GNAC
Dean Named Third Team All-West Region by United Soccer Coaches
Dean totaled 25 points via 11 goals and 3 assists during senior season
Garrett Strawn Named to Academic All-District Team
Strawn voted as one of four GNAC honorees, advances to Academic All-America ballot
Five Vikings Earn Men's Soccer All-GNAC Honors
Anthony Dean and Tyler Visten named unanimous First Team All-GNAC selections for WWU
WWU Ties No. 15 Simon Fraser 0-0 After Double OT
WWU ties GNAC champion Simon Fraser in Burnaby for second straight year
Men's Soccer Edged 2-1 by Visiting Concordia
Cavaliers score twice early, Vikings net goal on penalty kick by Anthony Dean
WWU Game at Simon Fraser Postponed Due to Snow
Snow at Terry Fox Field in Burnaby forces reschedule of Thursday's game to Sunday
WWU Heads to No. 15 Simon Fraser, Hosts Concordia
Vikings enter final week of GNAC schedule battling for conference title
Men's Soccer Falls 2-0 at MSU Billings
Yellowjackets score in 66th minute to take lead, add late goal in final minute of game
Record Eleven Vikings Earn GNAC All-Academic Honors
WWU sets program record for GNAC All-Academic honorees, Olney earns third honor
WWU Battles to Scoreless Tie at Northwest Nazarene
Tyler Visten ties career high with 10 saves, including a penalty kick save during first half
WWU Travels to Northwest Nazarene, MSU Billings
The Vikings are tied for 2nd in the GNAC with four conference games remaining
Men's Soccer Falls 3-2 at Saint Martin's
WWU edged by one-goal margin for second straight game, Dean and Olney score for Vikings
Vikings Travel to Face Saint Martin's on Thursday
WWU (6-3-3, 5-1-1 GNAC) begins a stretch of four consecutive road contests this week