Charlotte, NC - Former Charlotte 49ers men's soccer coach Jeremy Gunn, who recently resigned to take the head coaching position at Stanford University, earned several National Coach of the Year honors after guiding the 49ers to the program's first-ever appearance in the College Cup Finals. He was just named National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Senior College Division I Men's Soccer National Coach of the Year as well as FieldTurf Division I Men's Soccer National Coach of the Year.
This season, the 49ers won 16 games and advanced to the College Cup finals for the first time in school history. Charlotte was nationally-ranked for the entire season. The 49ers finished a school-record #2 in the final NSCAA Coaches Poll this season. The 49ers 16 wins is tied for the second most wins in the program's history.
Gunn led the 49ers to 64 wins, a College Cup Finals appearance, an Atlantic 10 regular-season title and two NCAA Tournament appearances in his five-year tenure as head coach.