Pantalione: Coach of the Year Finalist
Yavapai College Soccer Coach Mike Pantalione has been named a finalist for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas National Coach of the Year award.
The awards banquet will take place at the annual NSCAA Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, Friday evening. Pantalione is already a four-time NSCAA National Coach of the Year, the most among junior college coaches all-time. He is 14-time NSCAA West Region Coach of the Year along with 7 NJCAA National Coach of the Year honors. His 2008 team captured the school’s seventh national soccer title with a 26-0-0 record. The Roughriders are 443-29-13 in his 20-year career.