Griffin Named Regional Soccer Coach of the Year
Jan. 20, 2005
Seattle - The National Soccer Coaches Association of American has named Washington assistant women's soccer coach Amy Griffin one of six regional assistant coaches of the year. Griffin has coached at Washington for the past nine seasons and helped the Huskies to the best season in the program's history in 2004. Washington posted a 17-5-1 record and reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships.
Griffin is a former goalkeeper with the United States National Team. A native of Federal Way, she mentored sophomore goalkeeper Kelsey Rasmussen (Gig Harbor), who played every minute for the Huskies this season and allowed only 27 goals in 23 games.
The 2004 NSCAA/adidas College Regional Assistant Coaches of the Year are:
Region, Coach, School
Atlantic, Mike Jacobs, Duke University
Central, Hugh Bell, Yavapai College
East, Robert Turner, College of New Jersey
Northeast, John Fitzgerald, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Northwest, Amy Griffin, University of Washington
West, Leo Chappel, UC-Santa Barbara
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