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Benjamin "Coach" Wade
Benjamin "Coach" Wade comes to LTCC after 17 seasons as a head college soccer coach. His last posting as a head coach was for the men's and women's soccer teams at Lassen Community College in Susanville, where he coached the men's team to the Golden Valley Conference championship in 2013. This past season, his team was ranked as high as #3 in the NSCAA Junior College Poll and finished with a #17 ranking and a 19-2-1 record. He has won an additional 9 GVC championships over the years and his teams consistently rank in the top 20. He has also received the "coach of the year" award 9 times during his coaching career. In Coach's new posting he quotes, "I have truly been waiting for the past four years to see Lake Tahoe Community College start its soccer programs! This is a soccer community, and this sport will thrive at the college. I plan to make an impact not only on the community, but on each and every student who studies here."
Wade has a B.A. in Business Marketing from the University of Tennessee and a Masters in Music from UNR. On top of coaching, he is the artistic director/conductor of the Susanville Symphony. He was also a contestant on CBS's reality television show, "Survivor: Tocantins," in 2009, and has appeared on two more "Survivor" shows since then.
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Check out the 2014 Men's Soccer Schedule below: