Head Coach – Jennifer Kerwin
Coach Jennifer Kerwin is returning for her twentieth season as head coach for the West Valley College Women’s Soccer Program. Coach Kerwin started the women’s soccer program at West Valley College in 1996. Over the past eighteen seasons, she has lead the Vikings to an overall record of 191-168-47, four Coast Conference Titles, twelve NorCal appearances and one final four appearance. She was named coast conference coach of the year twice, 2002, 2004 and 2013. In 2004, Jennifer was also named Adidas/NSCAA West Region of the Year. In the final Adidas/NSCAA National rankings for community colleges, the Vikings were ranked 7th in 2004 and 12th in 2005. The Vikings have had two All-Americans. Jennifer holds a USSF “BII License and NSCAA National Diploma.
Jennifer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education/Athletic Training from Canisius College and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of New Mexico.
Assistant Coach – Angie Larsen
In 2003, Angie graduated from Leigh High School where she was the starting goalkeeper (2001, 2002, & 2003) and was the captain her senior year (2003). Continuing her soccer career at West Valley College, Angie was the starting keeper and captain (2003, 2004). In 2004, she received the honor of being named an All-American. In 2005, Angie transferred to Fresno State University where they became part of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) tournament championship team and NCAA Tournament. In 2006, Fresno State became WAC Conference champions, became undefeated and had no goals against during all conference games. At Fresno State, she received numerous awards - WAC Defensive Player of the Week Awards, First Team All-WAC (2005, 2006) and Player's Choice Award (2006). In Summer 2007, after collegiate play at Fresno State, she joined the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) and played backup keeper for the San Francisco Nighthawks. She still aspires to one day be a part of the Women's Professional Soccer League.