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The LTCC Coyote men's team is in the state playoffs! After capturing the Golden Valley Conference championship, the Coyotes are now ranked #11 in the state. With their win against Santa Rosa in a rain-soaked game at home in the first round, the Coyotes next face the #3 team in the state, West Valley, on the Vikings' home turf in Saratoga, CA.
Here's Ben "Coach" Wade discussing his team's chances on Lake Tahoe TV's High Sierra Report:
About Coach Ben Wade
Benjamin "Coach" Wade comes to LTCC after 17 seasons as a head college soccer coach. His last head coaching job 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 career. In anticipation of joining LTCC's new soccer program, Wade said, "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."