December 1, 2022

Soccer Wins Atlantic Region Staff of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Head coach Brian Pensky and the rest of the Florida State coaching staff were named the Atlantic Region Staff of the year. This is Pensky’s second straight Region Staff of the Year award.

Pensky and the rest of the coaching staff have led Florida State to their 13th College Cup with a 17-2-3 record. Florida State won its ninth ACC Tournament Championship in the fall with a 2-1 win over No. 2 North Carolina. The 2022 Noles were just the third FSU team to win both the regular season and ACC Tournament Championships.

Florida State has been dominant this season, outscoring its opponents 62-17. They were also unbeaten through 11 games for the fifth time in program history. The Seminoles scored 28 goals against ACC opponents in the regular season, which was the second most in program history.

Florida State earned its 18th straight national seed this season and was named a number one seed for the 11th time in school history.

Each of the 60 (30 men’s and 30 women’s) staffs receiving Regional Staff of the Year honors will be recognized at the College Coaches Awards Ceremony at the United Soccer Coaches Convention on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.

In addition, the Regional Staff of the Year recipients has been placed on the ballot for United Soccer Coaches National Staff of the Year consideration within their respective NCAA division.

Pensky and the rest of the Seminoles take on North Carolina this Friday, December 2nd at 6 pm in the College Cup Semifinals. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

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