Hoover Announced As WCHS Girls' Soccer Coach

Article by Roger Grossman,
Warsaw Community High School Sports Info Director,
Sports Director at Lake City Media

The Warsaw Community School Board has approved the hiring of Jonathon Hoover as head girls' soccer coach.

Hoover has worked in the coaching field as the lead assistant coach of the women’s soccer team at Grace College since 2008. He was the head girls’ coach at Lakeland Christian Academy in the fall of 2008.

In addition to his coaching history, Hoover has also worked with students as a physical education and health teacher at Edgewood Middle School since 2008. Prior to his time at Edgewood, Hoover worked as the youth and family director for the Kosciusko Community YMCA.

During his time on the field as an athlete, Hoover was a member of the Grace soccer squad from 1997-2001; a three-time Mid-Central Conference all-conference second team selection; and was named team captain three times. He went on to be the goal keeper for an FC Indiana side that won the US Open Cup State Championship. He was also a high school track star who graduated with school records in the 55m, indoor high jump, 4x100 relay and javelin.

Hoover takes over for Peter Lucht, who resigned in the winter. The Lady Tigers went 16-5 in 2016, finishing 6-1 in the Northern Lake Conference. 

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