Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
2. WOMEN: High-profile coaches on the move
January 3rd, 2007 1:58PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED


The holiday season saw several high-profile women's coaches change jobs.

Veteran coach John Cossaboon, who led SMU to conference titles in all four seasons with the Mustangs, left to become the assistant coach at Gonzaga.

"I am interested in waking up every day to an environment that both excites and challenges me to apply the experience that I have gained over the years and put it to the test," Cossaboon said of the surprise move to Spokane, Wash..

The well-traveled Cossaboon, who will work under Shannon Stiles, is no stranger to the WCC, guiding San Diego for six years prior to going to SMU. He was also the women's coach at UC Santa Barbara, coached in Japan's women's league for three years, served as the men's assistant at North Carolina, Duke and Santa Clara. He also served as director of coaching for the North Texas State Soccer Association for eight years.

USC has named Ali Khosroshahin, a three-time Big West Coach of the Year at Cal State Fullerton, as its new women's head coach.

Khosroshahin, 36, led Fullerton to three NCAA Tournament appearances and had winning seasons in each of his six years there. He takes over for Jim Millinder, whose contract was not renewed last month after 11 years as the Women of Troy's head coach.

Denise Schilte-Brown, who led Virginia Commonwealth to the NCAA Tournament in 2004 and 2005, has accepted the women's soccer head coach position at the University of South Florida, replacing Logan Fleck.

During her seven years at VCU, Schilte-Brown led the Rams to a 77-51-17 record, including back-to-back CAA championships in 2004 and 2005 and a third-place finish in 2006.

Nine days before Christmas, Dean Duerst quit as women's coach at Wisconsin after 20 seasons with the Badgers -- seven as an assistant coach under current women's national team coach Greg Ryan and 13 as head coach.
    WOMEN'S COACHING MOVES
    COLLEGE ... OLD COACH ... NEW COACH
    ARKANSAS STATE Jason Wharton ... Derek Pittman (Missouri assistant)
    CAL STATE FULLERTON
    Ali Khosroshahin (USC coach) ... TBA
    DEPAUL John Wilson ... Brian Rigby-interim (DePaul assistant)
    IPFW Terry Stefankiewicz ... TBA
    MT. ST. MARY'S Paul Wood ... TBA
    NORTH FLORIDA Michael Munch ... TBA
    SAN FRANCISCO Pam Kalinoski ... TBA
    SETON HALL Betty Ann Kempf-Townsley ... TBA
    SMU John Cossaboon (Gonzaga assistant) ... TBA
    SOUTH FLORIDA Logan Fleck ... Denise Schilte-Brown (VCU coach)
    TOWSON Leslie Wray ... TBA
    UC IRVINE
    April Heinrichs ... Scott Juniper (UC Irvine assistant)
    USC
    Jim Millinder ... Ali Khosroshahin (Cal State Fullerton coach)
    VCU Denise Schilte-Brown (South Florida coach) ... TBA
    WISCONSIN
    Dean Duerst  ... TBA


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Notre Dame, UC Irvine and Davidson top RPI rankings    
[MEN'S SOCCER] Defending champion Notre Dame is No. 1 in the initial NCAA Division I Men's ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] On Thursday, California and Washington open play in Pac-12 men's action. For listings of ...
Orange soccer no longer an afterthought    
[SYRACUSE: Men] Syracuse came into the ACC in 2013 with a reputation as a basketball and ...
Brynjarsdottir is difference for Seminoles    
[FLORIDA STATE-VIRGINIA: Women] An early blast by Icelandic international Dagny Brynjarsdottir, her seventh goal of the ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] After suffering its first loss of the season on Thursday, No. 3 Virginia Tech ...
No. 1 Bruins fall to Toreros as offense stalls    
[SAN DIEGO-UCLA: Men] Defender Patrick Zimmer, a German transfer from Division II West Florida, scored in ...
Sun Devils 'bummed' about only holding No. 1 Bruins to tie    
[ARIZONA STATE-UCLA: Women] No. 1 UCLA trailed for the first time this but came back to ...
Utes show what is possible in holding Cardinal even    
[UTAH-STANFORD: Women] No. 4 Stanford allowed a goal for the first time this season, and it ...
Fighting Irish make most of their chances    
[NOTRE DAME-NORTH CAROLINA: Men] A capacity crowd of 3,007 watched defending champion Notre Dame down North ...
Irish end Hokies' perfect start    
[VIRGINIA TECH-NOTRE DAME: Women] Second-half goals from Anna Maria Gilbertson and Kaleigh Olmsted carried No. 16 ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives