Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
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
USF's Visser gets contract extension
June 17th, 2009 8:45AM



University of San Francisco head coach Erik Visser, who guided the Dons to the 2008 West Coast Conference championship and their 31st NCAA Tournament berth, was rewarded with a contract extension.

In his 31st season associated with USF soccer, Visser won WCC Coach of the Year honors for the third time in five seasons.

"I would like to thank the university administration for its continued support and I am very pleased to continue the rich tradition of the soccer program," Visser said. "My staff has worked extremely hard and obviously we're very pleased with our successes in recent years."

Visser was a top defender on NCAA championship teams in 1978 and 1980 and then became part of Steve Negoesco's coaching staff after graduating in 1982.
Visser ranks third in career victories with 79 behind mentor Negoesco (1962-2000) with a then-NCAA record 544 wins and Negoesco's coach Gus Donoghue (1946-1960), who tallied 121 wins.

No comments yet.

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



Recent College Soccer Reporter
Iowa Central takes first NJCAA DI women's championship    
Iowa Central defeated previously beaten and untied Eastern Florida State, 1-0, in rain-drenched for the NJCAA ...
Blackmore's 34th goal gives Louisburg NJCAA men's title    
English freshman Max Blackmore scored his 34th goal of the season, redirecting a cross from classmate ...
CIS: York repeats as national champion    
York University won Canada's CIS men's national championship for the second year in a row with ...
CCAA: Nine-man Humber claims fifth championship    
Humber, which lost two players to red cards in the first 30 minutes, beat Capilano, 5-3, ...
Texas A&M sends North Carolina packing early    
Texas A&M sent 21-time NCAA champion North Carolina home before the Sweet Sixteen for the first ...
Schedule: NCAA Division I Women's Tournament    
The second round of the NCAA Tournament kicks off on Thursday at Stanford, where the No. ...
Final Soccer America Men's Top 25    
Georgetown is No. 1 in the final Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings of the regular ...
North Florida and Utah Valley earn first NCAA men's bids    
North Florida (10-6-1) and Utah Valley (14-5-2) are making their first appearance in the NCAA Division ...
Draw: NCAA Division I Men's Tournament    
Wake Forest, the ACC regular-season champion, is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division I ...
Brookdale makes history with NJCAA women's three-peat    
Brookdale won its third consecutive NJCAA Division III women's national title with a 1-0 victory over ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives