With the start of 2021-21 high school sports edging ever closer, it's time to look at some of the new coaches who will guide their teams through the coming fall season.
Here's a look at some of the new varsity coaches who will be gracing the sidelines in Clackamas County this fall. The first contests kick off on Thursday, Aug. 26.
Sport: Lakeridge girls soccer
CoachingÂ background: Coach at United PDX (formerly BSC Oregon), 2016-present; assistant girls coach at Wilson, 2019-20.
Greatest accomplishments: Helped lead Wilson girls varsity team to a Portland Interscholastic League championship in 2019.
Sport: La Salle boys soccer
Coaching background: JV boys coach at Central Catholic, 1989; head boys coach at La Salle, 1990-95; head women's coach at Portland State University, 1996-99; assistant coach with Portland Pythons men's professional indoor soccer, 1999-2001; head coach with Portland Rain women's semi-professional soccer, 2000-01; USYS Region IV and Oregon Youth Soccer Association, head and staff coach Olympic Development Program, 1992 to present; director of coaching with 3 Rivers United Soccer Club (today known as Eastside Utd), 1992-2001; director and staff coach with Westside Metros/Timbers club soccer, 1998-present; head boys coach at Sherwood, 2007-2021; owner/operator of Tualatin Indoor Soccer, LLC, 2002 to present.
Greatest accomplishments: "A" licensed coach, 1996; OSAA boys soccer state championship, La Salle, 1994; OSAA boys soccer finalist, La Salle 1991, 1993; OSAA boys soccer semifinalist, La Salle 1995, Sherwood 2008; Tri-Valley Conference champions, La Salle 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995; Northwest Oregon Conference champion, Sherwood 2008; Oregon Coach of the Year, 1993; NFHS-National Federation of State High School Associations, Northwest Boys Soccer Coach of the Year, Sherwood 2016; NFHS-National Federation of State High School Associations, Oregon Boys Soccer Coach of the Year, Sherwood 2016; Northwest Oregon Conference boys soccer Coach of the Year, Sherwood 2008, 2011; Tri-Valley Conference boys soccer, Coach of the Year, La Salle 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995; NSCAA/UMBRO Far West Region boys soccer Coach of the Year, La Salle 1994; NSCAA/UMBRO Far West Region boys soccer Coach of the Year, La Salle 1993, 1994; Oregon Athletic Coaches Association boys soccer Coach of the Year, La Salle 1994, 1995.
Sport: La Salle football
Coaching background: head coach at Oregon City 2017-21; head coach at Reynolds, 2013-17; assistant coach at McClintock High School in Tempe, Arizona, 2007-2013; assistant coach at Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Arizona, 2004-2007.
Greatest accomplishments: Janz has served as a Class 6A head coach in Oregon for the past eight years, helping lift Reynolds into the playoffs twice and build the team's GPA and graduation rate.
Sport: West Linn girls soccer
Coaching background: junior varsity coach at Tualatin High School, 2018-2021; coach with Oregon Premier FC; Campbell also played four years at Boise State University.
Greatest accomplishments: Bringing the JV team at Tualatin back to a winning record and helping players grow their skills and move up to the next level of play.
Sport: Clackamas girls cross country
Coaching background: assistant cross country coach at Sherwood, 2016-2021; assistant track coach (hurdles) at Sherwood, 2016-2021.
Greatest accomplishments: Helped lead the Sherwood boys track team to a second-place finish at the Class 6A state championships; helped lead the Sherwood boys track team to a Class 6A state championship in 2021.
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