UCLABruins.com: Women’s Soccer

Story on UCLA’s first-year head coach B.J. Snow and the transition as he takes over one of the NCAA’s top women’s soccer programs, despite never having previously served as a collegiate head coach.

UCLA women’s soccer became one of the nation’s top programs during the 12-year tenure of head coach Jillian Ellis, as the program made seven straight College Cup appearances from 2003-09. But when Ellis departed Westwood to take on the Development Director position for U.S. Soccer, Senior Associate Athletic Director Ken Weiner didn’t have to look far to find her replacement. Then-assistant head coach B.J. Snow was selected to take over the program, foregoing a full national search for this coveted position. Read more…

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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