The NWAC recently announced its Fall Sports Coaches of the Year, including honors in men’s and women’s soccer.
Men’s Soccer: Jason Gjertsen, Tacoma
Jason Gjertsen, in his eighth season as the Titans’ head coach guided TCC to its second NWAC Championship following a third place finish at the 2015 Final Four. Tacoma’s last NWAC title was in 2000, a season that then sophomore Gjertsen was the Titan’s Tournament MVP.
Women’s Soccer: Kanyon Anderson, Peninsula
Kanyon Anderson guided his nationally ranked team to its third NWAC title and fourth appearance in the championship match. Anderson has guided the Pirates since the program’s inaugural season in 2010 and has complied a 123-18-13 record in 7 seasons, making the playoffs every year.