Monday, September 21, 2015

SLVHS Hires Kellen Coffis to Coach Girls Varsity Soccer Team.

Ben Lomond Musician to Coach Lady Cougars

SLV High School Principal Karen van Putten and Athletic Director Mark Mercer announced that SLV alum Kellen Coffis will become the head coach of the Girls Varsity Soccer team for the 2015-16 season.  

Coffis, 26, is a graduate of Notre Dame de Namur University  He played midfield for the Division II Pacific Western Conference Argos.  He also played two seasons at Cabrillo College including the 2008 Conference Champion team that reached the State final four.  As a prep Coffis was selected to the All SCCAL team three years running and received All County honors in his senior year as he led Cougars into the CCS playoffs.

He has had a long association with the Santa Cruz County Breakers as a coach and trainer. He lives in Ben Lomond where he teaches guitar and is a vocalist and guitarist for the Coffis Brothers and The Mountain Men, a rock and roll band.


Lynn said...

Congrats to Kellen! Our family is thrilled to have a coach invested in the SLVHS Girls Soccer Program and in our community. Please support your local SLV athletes year-round, we are the only school left in the county that doesn't "Pay to Play".

Jim Coffis said...

Kellen's been "invested" in local soccer from a very early age, loves the game, still plays and is a player's coach. Should be fun. And Lynn, isn't it wonderful how this community supports all of our student athletes and artists!

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