February 9, 2014
CANTON, OH – February 7, 2014 – International Soccer Network, LLC is proud to announce Stark County native Keri Sarver as the 2013 ISN Coach of the Year Presented by Korrio.
Sarver currently serves on the University of Akron women’s soccer staff in addition to her duties as the Director of Coaching at Internationals Soccer Club.
The Jackson HS graduate was a star player at every level, finishing her high school career as a Parade All-American and the school all-time and single-season record holder in goals, assists, and points.
Her collegiate career at the University of Maryland was that of legends, finishing as a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference pick and an All-American selection. Sarver helped the Terrapins to four consecutive NCAA Tournament berths and graduated holding the school record in every major offensive category. She was also named the University’s Female Student-Athlete of the Year and received the ACC’s James Weaver-Corrigan Award in addition to being selected for the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team.
Sarver is a player that has given back to the careers of so many thanks to a successful coaching career that has her placed among the nation’s best at the club, collegiate, and national team levels. Her work in the coaching field has been second to none.
The trophy case at Internationals SC is filled to the brim thanks to the work of Sarver and Zdravko Popovic. The club has captured more state championships than any club in Ohio North in addition to numerous regional and national titles, including eight Super Y-League championships. This hardware has helped Internationals become one of the most respected programs in the country.
Internationals SC are currently competing at the highest level of youth soccer through the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL). A majority of their players move on to some of the best athletic and academic institutions in the country. In 2013 they had five players involved with U.S. Soccer national team camps from U-14 through U-23.
Under the expert tutelage of head coach Vernon Croft, Sarver has been a major player in the revitalization of the Akron women’s soccer program, showing her versatility and talent in the coaching field.
Sarver is also involved with shaping the careers of U.S. national team players as an assistant coach with the U-18 Women’s National Team in addition to serving as a U.S. Soccer National Scout and U.S. Soccer Market Training Center Liaison for the Ohio Market. She will be part of the U.S. coaching staff at the Ten Nations Tournament in Spain this March.
Sarver is just the second winner of the ISN Coach of the Year award, following AFC Cleveland head coach Andy Hoggarth, who won the award last year. The award is made possible by the support of Korrio, a cloud-based service for organizing youth sports.
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