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Brendan Roth
Assistant Coach/Reserve Team Head Coach
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Brendan Roth

Brendan Roth will assume the role of Assistant Coach/Reserve Team Head Coach in 2013, after having served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Crusaders in 2012.  

As a member of the Crusaders from 2007-2011, Roth was a near permanent fixture on the field for head coach Mike Avery.  In 2011, he helped lead the Crusaders to their first Horizon League Title.  Roth graduated from Valparaiso with a degree in Sports Management.

Currently, Roth is working on his Master’s in Sports Administration at Valparaiso.  He resides in Valpo with his wife, Laura.

PLAYER BIO:

2011: Appeared in all 20 of the Crusaders' matches during his senior season ... earned 14 starting assignments ... picked up an assist in win over IPFW Oct. 18 ... totaled 21 shot attempts on the year, nine of which were on frame.

2010: Played in 17 matches for the Crusaders as a junior ... earned a spot in the starting XI 13 times ... fired 20 shots off over the course of the season, including a season-high four efforts Sept. 24 against Milwaukee ... also had three other games where he attempted multiple shots ... placed six of his shot attempts on goal ... spent summer of 2011 playing for Carolina Railhawks U23 squad which won USASA U23 National Cup Championship, as well as USASA Region III U23 Men’s Cup.

2009: Appeared in all 19 fixtures for Valpo, starting on 13 occasions ... finished season third on team with four goals and ten points ... earned first career point Sept. 6 with an assist on a Crusader marker against #22/23 Michigan ... tallied three points at Western Michigan Sept. 16 ... opened Valpo’s scoring against the Broncos with his first career goal, coming in the 22nd minute, before assisting on golden goal for the overtime victory ... scored a golden goal of his own Oct. 17 against a Green Bay squad that entered atop the Horizon League table ... decisive tally against the Phoenix came on a counter opportunity in the 98th minute ... stood out in league tournament quarterfinal win over Milwaukee Nov. 10, coming up with first career multi-goal effort ... scored eventual match-winner in the 7th minute and added an insurance tally in the 78th minute ... totaled 25 shots on the season, ten of which ended up on frame ... played this past summer with the Cary Railhawks U23 squad.

2008: Saw action in ten matches in the midfield for the Crusaders in his first season on the pitch ... earned starts Sept. 14 at Evansville and Oct. 19 against IPFW ... recorded shot attempts Sept. 12 vs. Bradley and Oct. 3 at Butler ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll notice for both fall and spring semesters.

2007: Sat out season as redshirt.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Chargers ... earned All-Conference honors all four seasons ... named team's Most Valuable Player in 2004 and 2006 ... earned Golden Boot award in 2006 ... Chargers' leading point scorer as a junior ... a two-year captain ... a member of National Honor Society.

Men's Soccer Coaches
Mike Avery
Head Coach
Kelly Altman
Assistant Coach
Brendan Roth
Assistant Coach/Reserve Team Head Coach
Garrett Estrin
Volunteer Assistant
Brett Gorden
Director of Soccer Operations
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana