January 17, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Concordia (Ore.) head coach Grant Landy has been named the 2013 Select Sport America-NAIA Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year, the NAIA announced Friday at the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America (NSCAA) National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa. Landy, who just finished his 17th season at Concordia, led the Cavaliers to their first-ever NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship title this season.
The 2013 Cavaliers, who compiled an NAIA-best 22-1-1 overall record, showcased one of the NAIA’s most complete teams, ranking among the top 10 in shutouts (1st; 18), shots per game (4th; 21.4), assists (4th; 64) and goals (9th; 70). Concordia recorded a clean sheet against 11 of its final 12 opponents, including a 1-0 win against Westmont (Calif.) in the championship final. Individually, the Cavaliers had three players named to the NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America teams, including 2013 Select Sport America-NAIA National Player of the Year Hannah Kimsey.
For his career, Landy owns a 311-58-24 record, which ranks second among active NAIA women’s soccer coaches. Additionally, he has won 16 conference championships, three NAIA Region I titles and has made 13 consecutive trips to the national championship.
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