December 29, 1993 |
Marine Cano, the man Athletic Director Dan Guerrero had in mind when he formed a new position of director of soccer/head women's coach at UC Irvne, Tuesday was named to the job. Cano, who calls himself "Mr. Soccer," had been the director of soccer and coach of both the men's and women's teams at Cal State Dominguez Hills since 1985.
August 27, 1994 |
Marine Cano knew he would be wearing a lot of hats when he took the job as director of soccer/head women's coach at UC Irvine. OK, maybe he didn't think a painter's cap would be one of them. Cano has been running six hours of two-a-day practices with the women's team, staying atop progress on the men's team, putting on clinics for youth groups, speaking to every Rotary Club that will listen, recruiting, scheduling, planning strategy and lugging paint around.
June 28, 1994 |
As the World Cup pushes soccer fever higher in the United States, Marine Cano watches and smiles. Cano has watched soccer grow from fledgling status to become one of the most popular sports among American youths. Although a professional career in Europe never materialized and a brief stint on the U.S. national team didn't produce a World Cup appearance, Cano has no regrets.
November 12, 1997 |
Usually you can hear Marine Cano before you see him. That's why it was so unusual to see the excitable UC Irvine women's soccer coach at a loss for words Tuesday. He had just found out that his team did not make the cut for the NCAA tournament. The Anteaters won six of their last seven games to finish 15-7. They won the Big West tournament, although that does not carry an automatic bid. It wasn't good enough for the tournament selection committee. "I am actually dumbfounded," Cano said.
October 8, 1985 |
From Cal State Dominguez Hills comes the proud, the few--actually the only--Marine Cano, defender of the goal and double sword bearer in the soccer wars. Cano, a former pro soccer goalie, inaugurated Dominguez Hills' women's soccer program last year. He is coaching both the men's and women's teams this season in the highly competitive California Collegiate Athletic Assn. So far, Cano has managed to pull it off, leading the men to a 7-3 record while the women are at .
January 6, 1994 |
"Mr. Soccer" is leaving Cal State Dominguez Hills. Marine Cano, a recognizable figure in the Southland soccer community, has been named director of soccer and head women's coach at UC Irvine. He had been director of soccer and coach of the men's and women's teams at Cal State Dominguez Hills since 1985. He also served as coach of the California girls' under-19 Olympic Development team and directed camps that attracted more than 1,000 youths this summer.