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.
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
WWU Edged 1-0 on Golden Goal in Double OT by SFU
Simon Fraser scores in 109th minute as Vikings suffer first defeat since Sept. 2
WWU Shuts Out MSU Billings 2-0, Extends Unbeaten Streak
Vikings score in 81st and 90th minutes, extend unbeaten streak to nine games
WWU to Host MSU Billings, No. 16 Simon Fraser
Vikings (4-0-1 GNAC) look to continue strong start to conference schedule at home
Tyler Visten Named GNAC Defensive Player of the Week
Senior goalkeeper recorded a pair of shutouts and led GNAC in saves during the week
WWU Battles to 0-0 Tie Against Northwest Nazarene
Vikings extend unbeaten streak to eight games and post second consecutive shutout
WWU Blanks SPU 2-0 for Fourth Straight Win
Christian Rotter and Stephen Jinneman each net goals in second half as Vikings earn shutout
Vikings to Host Seattle Pacific and Northwest Nazarene
WWU is unbeaten in its last six games and 3-0-0 in GNAC action entering the week
Strong First Half Helps WWU to 4-2 Win at Concordia
Vikings score four goals in the first half and stay unbeaten in conference play
WWU Travels to Face Concordia on Saturday Night
Vikings face the Cavaliers at 7 pm on Saturday evening in Oregon
Men's Soccer Earns GNAC Team of the Week Honor
WWU opened conference play with wins vs. Saint Martin’s and at Seattle Pacifiic last week
Drew Farnsworth Named GNAC Offensive Player of the Week
Freshman forward scored 2 goals, including a late equalizer, as WWU won twice last week
WWU Nets Golden Goal in 3-2 Comeback Win Over SPU
Stephen Jinneman nets golden goal in 93rd minute with header off assist from Garrett Strawn
Men's Soccer Opens GNAC Play with 3-2 Win over Saint Martin's
Vikings hold on for 3-2 win after going up 3-2 over SMU
WWU to Host Saint Martin's, Travel to Seattle Pacific
Vikings open GNAC play on Thursday at home against Saint Martin's (4 pm) before facing Seattle Pacific on Saturday (7 pm)