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Mike Idland
Head Women's Soccer Coach

The 2017 campaign saw Idland bring his team to a 9-7-2 record in his second year, including a 4-4-1 mark in SUNYAC play. The team earned their third straight trip to the SUNYAC tournament but were knocked out in the first round. Maddie Siclaire and Lindsey Lovett were honored by being named to All-Conference teams.

In 2016, Mike Idland took over the helm of The College at Brockport women's soccer program. In his first season with the Golden Eagles, the team finished with a 8-6-2 mark, for a winning percentage of .500, and led the Green and Gold to a SUNYAC Tournament appearance.

Prior to Idland’s time with the Golden Eagles, he was the head coach at the University of Pittburgh at Bradford.

In Idland’s eight seasons with the Panthers he accumulated a record of 88-54-6, including an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) record of 49-22-2. The Panthers team qualified for seven straight conference postseasons including four straight runner-up seasons. During that time the Panthers have dominated the AMCC awards with numerous All-Conference honors in addition to Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards.

Idland was first named the AMCC Coach of the year in 2011 after leading Pitt-Bradford to an impressive 13-3-2 record. He also was awarded the AMCC Co-Coach of the year in the 2015 season. Idland’s 2014 team set a new school record after a 15-5-0 year, which also resulted in the program’s first ever regular season championship.

Additionally Idland currently serves as Head Goalkeeper Coach and a senior staff member of the Region I Girls’ Olympic Development Program (ODP); he also held the role of goalkeeper coach for NY West ODP from 2004-2013.  He currently coaches in the ECNL with the WNY Flash Academy and holds a volunteer position on the board of directors at Aurora Arsenal Soccer Club, where he writes curriculum and runs clinics for volunteer youth coaches.   Idland holds a USSF “A” license as well as an NSCAA Premier Diploma and the USSF National “Youth” license.

Idland promotes a great balance between athletics and academics. In 2012-13 his team achieved a department high GPA of 3.35 which also earned the 2013 Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSAA). This season he rejoins the State University of New York (SUNY) school system where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY Cortland and a Master of Arts in English from the University at Buffalo.

Prior to coaching the Panthers Idland worked for Canisius College as the assistant and interim head coach in the 2007-08 academic year. His first coaching experience came within the SUNYAC at Buffalo State. He worked with the Bengals from 2003-07 as an assistant coach with goalkeeper training as one of his main responsibilities.

Idland has built a strong reputation amongst many of the nation’s top young women soccer athletes.  While still playing collegiately at SUNY Cortland, Idland began coaching with the nationally-renowned Joe Machnik’s No.1 Soccer Camps in the year 2000 and has continued his involvement with the program in positions ranging from staff coach to regional director since that time.

Idland lives in East Aurora, N.Y. with his wife, Nancy, and two daughters, Marielle and Molly.

 

Mary Kay Maslanka
Assistant Coach

Mary Maslanka was hired to The College at Brockport Women’s Soccer staff as an assistant coach in 2014.

Maslanka returns to Brockport where she was a member of the Golden Eagles from 1999-2002. In that time she was named 1st Team All-SUNYAC (2001), 2nd Team All-Region (2001) and to the All-State Team (2001, 2002). In 2002 she was named team captain and helped lead the Golden Eagles to a 14-8 record (SUNYAC 7-3). Her 14 wins on the season still hold as the most recorded wins in any season of a Brockport women’s soccer goalkeeper.

Since Maslanka graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in History and Secondary Education she has taught social studies for the Churchville-Chili Central School District. She also began her coaching career immediately after graduating college, working her way up from junior varsity coach to the head varsity soccer coaching job at Churchville-Chili in 2010.

In 2007, Maslanka completed her graduate studies to earn her Master’s of Science in Secondary Education Social Studies. She also earned several academic distinctions during her playing career including SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (2003), NSCAA/Adidas All-East Academic Team (2001, 2002), CoSIDA Verizon Academic All-District Team (2001, 2002) and SUNYAC All-Academic Team (2000, 2001, 2002).