Join to Connect Trinity Western University. Full Bio. Jesse Symons. She has since coached with Mount Royal University from 2015-18 and is part of the coaching staff at the Calgary Basketball Academy. Full Bio. His first season at the helm of Canada’s most-decorated university program was a successful one, as UBC went 6-3-5 in Canada West play, surrendering just 11 goals, third best in the league. "We got to see the power of competing and belonging to a team and how that brings hope, self-esteem and joy and a sense of community," Roxburgh says. Kolarova, previously the head women’s soccer coach at Tennessee Wesleyan University for 12 seasons, led the 2017 TWU team all the way to the NAIA National Tournament Quarterfinals, the best post-season finish in history for a TWU women’s athletics program. Tennessee Wesleyan University Women's Soccer Camps are held on the campus in Athens, Tennessee. 2-ranked Trinity Western women’s soccer team is moving on to the Canada West Final Four for the 16th year in a row after beating Fraser Valley 2-1 in the quarter-finals Sunday at Chase Office Field. In 2000, Roxburgh guided the women to a 6-3-1 record and was named BCCAA Coach of the Year. He was later recommended to take over the women’s program and was hired as head coach in 1998. Off the field, sports builds self-confidence, dedication and discipline.”. Since 2008, O’Driscoll has taken on more and more responsibility as part of the soccer coaching staff and currently serves the women’s soccer program as the associate coach. With COVID-19 having wiped out their Canada West conference season, the Cascades have joined the Spartans, UBC Thunderbirds and Whitecaps FC Girls Elite in a four-team cohort, and have seven exhibition … COACH OF THE YEAR: Graham Roxburgh. In 2009, in Serbia, his team finished seventh and in 2011 in China, his team fin¬ished fifth. Prior to that, in their first year in the CIS, the Spartans women’s soccer team earned a Canada West silver medal, which was the first conference medal Trinity Western had ever earned. ). As head coach, Abouzar has led the Pioneers to a 51-49-14 record after taking over a program that accumulated a … University Website; 2020-2021 TWU Academic Calendar; Undergraduate Programs of Study With Athletes in Action, Roxburgh has coached and played against several national teams from around the world includ¬ing Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, South Africa, Ireland, Zimbabwe, and Croatia. Since Roxburgh took over as head coach in 1999, he has guid¬ed the Spartans to four CIS National Championships (2004, 2008, 2009 and 2012), five Canada West gold medals (2004, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2012) and a record of 160-66-38 in CIS … Official Athletic Site of the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack. Playing in the final home game of her career fifth-year captain Jenaya Robertson (Delta, B.C. ... Women's Soccer Coaching Staff. In 1999, he returned to TWU as an assistant coach with the women’s soccer program, helping coach the Spartans until 2005, including the national championship winning team in 2004. The official Soccer page for the Texas Woman's University Pioneers Since Roxburgh took over as head coach in 1999, he has guid¬ed the Spartans to four CIS National Championships (2004, 2008, 2009 and 2012), five Canada West gold medals (2004, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2012) and a record of 160-66-38 in CIS play. Neil Turner is in his fifth season as assistant coach with the women’s soccer team. In 2005, he was also an assistant coach with Canada’s Junior National Team and, in 2006, was the head coach of Canada’s Youth National Team. “I’m really looking forward to coming back to Trinity Western,” Giesbrecht said. Madeline Haro enters her first year on the soccer staff at Texas Woman's University, having joined the program in March 2020. The University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer team played its long-awaited 2020 fall opener on Friday evening, dropping a 3-0 decision to local rival Trinity Western on the road. Location: Trinity Western University - Chase Office Field The Spartan Women's Soccer ID Camps (both full-day and overnight options) are designed to provide each participant with a comprehensive understanding of the standards and expectations of being a university-level soccer player. See you on the field! Trinity Western University | 22500 University Drive, Langley, BC, Canada V2Y 1Y1 | 604.888.7511 Full Bio. COACH GRAHAM ROXBURGH "We are thrilled that Ellsie has committed her university and soccer future to TWU. Ellsie has a strong attacking mindset and loves to both go forward or to create chances for her teammates through her technical ability and athleticism. As the head coach of women’s soccer for Trinity Western’s Spartan Athletics, Graham Roxburgh believes that … “It’s … Meanwhile, Neufeld was part of the TWU women's basketball program from 2011-13, averaging 9.8 points and 25.4 minutes per game with the Cheryl Jean-Paul-coached Spartans. When it comes to Trinity Western women’s soccer, Graham Roxburgh is the man behind the magic. Men's Soccer MSOC Team Schedule Roster Statistics Archived Stories Additional Links Elizabeth Hicks pursues victory with TWU Spartans women's soccer Dec 8, 2020 - 8:00am Words by Dakota Shaw The sun was beaming and the air was hot, mirroring 17-year-old Elizabeth Hicks' heightened state of mind. Copyright © 2014 Trinity Western University, Spartan Sports Camps Information and Registration. Roxburgh’s teams have also been of the ground breaking va¬riety at TWU as the 2004 CIS National Championship was the first of its kind for the university. This past season, in 2012, Roxburgh coached the Spartans to their most decorative season in program history. The official 2020-21 Women's Soccer Roster for the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. TWU Bulldogs Women's Soccer Coaches and staff are looking forward to hosting camps and clinics geared toward improving your soccer skills. Head Coach babouzar@twu.edu: 940-898-2379 940-898-2379 @CoachAbouzarTWU: Madeline Haro: Assistant Coach mharo@twu.edu: Brooke Bradley: Graduate Assistant Soccer Coach bbradley9@twu.edu “On the field – athletically, emotionally, spiritually – athletics has the power to be a tool to impact the lives of people. At the time he was working for Athletes in Action and had just graduated from Wheaton College (Illinois) with a BA in History and Biblical Studies. ), who was recently […] COACH OF THE YEAR: Graham Roxburgh Trinity Western Spartans 21 seasons In his 21st season as the Spartans head coach, Graham Roxburgh led TWU to yet another league-leading campaign, guiding TWU to a 12-1-1 record, which equals the Spartans women’s soccer record for most points in a regular season (2011). He was previously the tech­nical director of the Surrey Breaker Soccer Club where he coached the women’s premier team. Edmonton – Women’s Soccer – The Trinity Western women’s soccer team rallied from a first-half deficit to win a Canada West bronze medal with a 4-1 win over MacEwan Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the No. That team was also named Sport BC Team of the Year and BC Soccer Team of the Year. Trinity Western Spartans; 21 seasons; In his 21 st season as the Spartans head coach, Graham Roxburgh led TWU to yet another league-leading campaign, guiding TWU to a 12-1-1 record, which equals the Spartans women's soccer record for most points in a regular season (2011). Assistant Coach: Kristensen, Tom Keeper Coach: Pennington, Mark Assistant Coach: Roxburgh, Graham Head Coach Email: graham.roxburgh@twu.ca Phone: 604.513.2122: Turner, Neil Assistant Coach Email: neil.turner@twu.ca: VanDyck, Erin Assistant Coach … Before being named head coach of the TWU women’s team, Hofer was an assistant coach with the Spartans for five years and, in 2006, helped TWU win a bronze medal at the Canada West Final Four tournament. The men's volleyball program at TWU began Canada West and U Sports competition in the 1999–00 season. 5 x National Champions 8 x Canada West Champions Kristensen has done excellent work with the TWU goalies as the Spartans have been in the top three in Canada West in goals allowed each of the last five years. She has since coached with Mount Royal University from 2015-18 and is part of the coaching … The No. At Chase Office Field on TWU’s Langley campus, the host Spartans got on the board in the 27th minute when Rachel Hutchinson’s cross went in off a Cascades defender for an own goal. Women's Soccer - Coaching Staff; Image Name Title; Graham Roxburgh: Head Coach: Rob Giesbrecht: Manager of Soccer Operations/Assistant Coach: Johannes Regier: Goalkeeper Coach/Business Operations mharo@twu.edu. and Gina Minervini (Edmonton) and forwards Kathryn Harvey (Coquitlam, B.C.) Sport Navigation Menu. Assistant Coach. Roxburgh has twice been named the head coach for Canada’s women’s soccer team at the FISU Games. TWU Bulldogs Women's Soccer Coaches and staff are looking forward to hosting camps and clinics geared toward improving your soccer skills. — Graham Roxburgh, Trinity Western’s Spartan Athletics Head Coach of Women’s Soccer. Email: graham.roxburgh@twu.ca. When it comes to Trinity Western women’s soccer, Graham Roxburgh is the man behind the magic. “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity I have had to lead the Cascades women’s soccer program for the past ten years,” Giesbrecht said. Kristensen has done excellent work with the TWU goalies as the Spartans have been in the top three in Canada West in goals allowed each of the last five years. He was previously the tech­nical director of the Surrey Breaker Soccer Club where he coached the women’s premier team. Meanwhile, Neufeld was part of the TWU women’s basketball program from 2011-13, averaging 9.8 points and 25.4 minutes per game with the Cheryl Jean-Paul-coached Spartans. Roxburgh first came to Trinity Western University in 1993 as an assistant to coach Alan Alderson with the men’s soccer pro¬gram. 22500 University Drive, Langley, BC, Canada | V2Y 1Y1 +1.604.888.7511 +1.888.468.6898 A former all-Pac-12 honoree and USC All-West Region honoree, Haro took part in three … Manager of Soccer Operations, TWU Women's Soccer at Trinity Western University British Columbia, Canada 500+ connections. LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western women’s soccer coach Graham Roxburgh officially unveiled his 2017 recruiting class Friday, with a group of five set to join the Spartans this fall, including defenders Aliya Coy (Calgary), Emily Killam (White Rock, B.C.) He is currently the head goalkeeper coach with the North Shore Girls Soccer Club and Central City Breakers. 1 talking about this. 2-ranked Spartans were upset in the conference semifinals. In 2004 O’Driscoll began coaching as a graduate assistant with the women’s soccer program at TWU and in 2005 took on the role of being the Spartans main assistant coach. The fall of 1999 marked his first season with the team, only three years after women’s soccer became a varsity sport. Oct 22, 2020 - 8:00am. He has coached the AIA Senior Men’s Team (which competes in the PCSL) since 1996 and now serves as the general manager and technical director for the Fraser Valley Action, an AIA club team within the PCSL. Turner is in charge of the program’s video and game analysis. During the 2005-2006 season, the Spartans captured the program's first-ever national championship under then head coach, Ron Pike. Babak Abouzar became the second head coach in Pioneer Soccer program history in July 2013 after serving as the team’s assistant coach for one year. Assistant Coach. The Home of the Tennessee Wesleyan University Bulldogs. Haro, a standout player during her time at WSU, finished her career second all-time in assists with 22 and holding the single-season school record with 15 assists her senior year. Tom Kristensen has been coaching for seven years with TWU as the head goalkeeper coach. Copyright © 2014 Trinity Western University, Spartan Sports Camps Information and Registration. and Isabella Roque (Surrey, B.C. Maria Jaramillo. Giesbrecht, who helmed the UFV women’s soccer program since 2010, is moving on to take the role of Manager of Soccer Operations for women’s soccer at Trinity Western University. Jesse Symons was named the head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds women’s soccer team in May 2016. Assistant Coach. Phone1: 604.513.2122. The Trinity Western Spartans exploded for four second-half goals en route to a 5-0 win over the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades in Canada West women’s soccer action on Friday evening. Head Coach. Email: neil.turner@twu.ca. Prior to joining the women’s soccer staff, he spent several years as an assistant coach with Spartans men’s soccer team. See you on the field! Roxburgh guided TWU to a program best 11-1-0 regular season record, and then went on to win the Canada West playoff banner and the CIS championship.He was the CIS Coach of the Year in 2011 and the Canada West Coach of the Year in both 2009 – when his team posted an 18-2-1 record, won the Canada West league title, the Can¬ada West playoff banner and capped the year by winning the national championship – and 2011, after he led the Spartans to a 12-1-1 regular season record, which included a 15-game undefeated streak going into the CIS national championship. In 2007, Ben Josephson took over head coaching duties, and has led the program to five more national titles, winning in 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2019. Graham Roxburgh, who is both the women's soccer coach at TWU and the director of TeamUp, saw a story that is just beginning to unfurl. The official 2020 Soccer Roster for the Texas Woman's University Pioneers Nicole Setterlund. A TWU alumnus, Turner played soccer for the Spartans from 1986 to 1989, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts … Vanessa Hansen. Tennessee Wesleyan University Women's Soccer Camps are held on the campus in Athens, Tennessee.