Pantalione Voted National Coach of the Year
Late Friday night at the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, Yavapai College Soccer Coach Mike Pantalione was named NSCAA/Adidas National Coach of the Year.
The award marks the fifth time that Pantalione has received the honor, 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.