Both earned all-state honors and are prolific goal scorers
Directed Vikings to 19 wins, GNAC titles and regional final
Kristin Maris receives honorable mention
Fifth-year senior Houplin has waited a long time for another NCAA II tourney berth
Vikings play third straight tourney extra period contest
In 11th year directing WWU women's program with record of 125-123-17, the win total being a school record ... Named National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II Far West Region Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2012, and Great Northwest Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2008 ... In 2012, directed Western to 19-4-0 record, the win total being a school best, GNAC regular and tournament titles, and West Regional final ... Also led Vikings to regional final in 2008 ... Was WWU head men's coach for 14 seasons from 1999 to 2012, having a 125-123-17 record, the best in school history ... Also was men's assistant for three seasons ... GNAC Men's Coach of the Year in 2002, 2007 and 2008, directing Vikings to league titles in 2002 and 2008 ... Holds USSF National "A" Coaching License, highest coaching license available ... Washington State ODP Boys staff coach in 1999 and coached at Oak Harbor High School from 1995-98 ... Currently Coaching Director for WFC Rangers, a local select club in Bellingham ... Played two years professionally with Lafayette (La.) Swampcats, which won Eastern Indoor Soccer League title in 1998, and Everett BigFoot, winning PDL Northwest Championship in 1997 ... Earned bachelor's degree in 1995 at Seattle Pacific University ... Three-year starter and four-year letter winner for Falcons ... Started on SPU's 1993 NCAA Division II National Championship team ... Scored tying goal with 65 seconds left in 6-5 national semifinal win over Florida Tech ... Played on four Falcon teams that reached national playoffs ... Team captain as senior ... 1991 graduate of Oak Harbor High School ... His father, John, was head boys soccer coach at Oak Harbor HS and his brother, Caleb, lettered four years in soccer at Seattle Pacific ... 40 years old ... He and wife Georgianne, a four-time All-America gymnast at Seattle Pacific, have one son, Gracen 9, and two daughters, Bella Rae 6, and Luca Joy 2.
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