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Janet Cassidy is entering her fourth season as CSU-Pueblo's
head women's soccer coach.
In her previous two seasons with the ThunderWolves, Cassidy has
coached a young ThunderWolves squad to 10 wins, and had her hand in
coaching one all-region selection (Katie Thiebaut in 2010) and two
Prior to CSU-Pueblo, at Oxnard College, Cassidy coached the
Condors for one campaign, leading a turnaround from just two wins
in 2007 to a respectable 8-9-2 mark in 2008. She also doubled
the team roster at Oxnard from 12 members in 2007 to 24 members in
Prior to Oxnard, Cassidy was an assistant at Cal Poly-Pomona, an
NCAA Division II program in Pomona, Calif. In her four years
at Pomona, the team went 33-31-10, and won three NSCAA/Adidas Team
Academic Awards. She was also an assistant at Riverside
Community College in Riverside, Calif. for one season in
From 2002-2006, Cassidy was the head coach at Vista Del Lago
High School in Moreno Valley, Calif., where her team won the
2003-04 Inland Valley League championship in just the program's
second year of existence. Cassidy's teams earned three state
tournament berths in her four seasons at the helm.
As a player, Cassidy has enjoyed a great deal of success,
including two seasons playing on semipro teams in California, and
being the team captain during her two seasons at Riverside
Community College in 1997 and 1998. She also made the USA
Select team at age 13.
In February 2008, Cassidy was a volunteer assistant with the
Professional Women's W-League for Ventura County Fusion in
Southern California and last season was promoted to assistant
coach, her main role being to recruit and train England's
national goalkeeper, Kay Hawke.
Cassidy also recently got hired on to coach in the Alaska
Olympic Development Program, helming the Girls' 95 team.
Cassidy is also one of the founders and the Vice President for
the Cameron Paige Foundation, a foundation for kids with special
needs. The foundation has given over $10,000 in scholarships
to help special needs students go on to college.
Cassidy, who graduated from San Diego State University in 2002
with a degree in fine arts, is the third head coach in
the 16-year history of the women's soccer program at
Most recently Cassidy just finished up her master’s degree
graduating from Concordia University in Irvine, Calif. with a
degree in coaching and athletic administration.