Former Husky Brewer Named Head Coach at Hawai'i Pacific
Honolulu, HI (March 9, 2011) - The Hawai'i Pacific Athletics Department has announced the hiring of Gina Brewer as its next women's soccer coach. Brewer inherits a team that went 7-1 to close the 2010 season.
Brewer boasts an impressive resume, with most of her experience at the Division I level. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Brewer came to Hawai'i in 2008 to be an assistant coach at the University of Hawaii until last year. Previous to Hawai'i, Brewer spent two seasons as an assistant at Utah State University.
"We are pleased to have Gina Brewer join the Hawaii Pacific University coaching staff. Gina has played and coached with some of the top women's soccer players in the nation. She is a dynamic young coach who brings the energy and enthusiasm needed to take Sea Warrior soccer to the next level," said Athletics Director Darren Vorderbruegge.
Her first collegiate soccer job was at the University of Idaho as a graduate assistant from 2003-2005. Brewer received her Masters of Education in Physical Education and Health.
During her playing days, Brewer was part of a wildly successful program at the University of Washington from 1998-2001. During her career the Huskies went to the NCAA tournament three times, including a Pac-10 Championship in 2000. All while receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with a minor in Communications.
Brewer currently coaches youth soccer here in Hawai'i for the Leahi Soccer Club, and resides in Honolulu.
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