Jim Martinson has decided to hang it up after completing his 19th season as the women’s soccer head coach of the Sasquatch. During his time Martinson had been named the Eastern Region Coach of the Year nine times (2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2018) and was named the NWAC Coach of the Year in 2006, 2012 and 2015. Under his direction the Sasquatch have compiled an overall record of 250-88-54.
Taking over for Coach Martinson will be Brock Ogami. Brock has served as the assistant for the Sasquatch Women’s Soccer team for the past five years. During his time as assistant Spokane has won 4 region titles and an NWAC title in 2015.
Ogami on receiving the position “I would like to thank Chancellor Johnson and Ken Burrus for giving me the opportunity to be the next head coach of the Women’s Soccer Program. It has been an honor to be a part of this program the last five years and to learn from such a great coach and person like Jim Martinson. He’s built an amazing program and we have such a great culture here and I’m just honored that I have an opportunity to try and continue that.”
Athletic Director Ken Burrus on Coach Ogami “Brock Ogami is an experienced and knowledgeable coach who is excited about coaching our team and helping our players reach their potential. We are fortunate to have him on the Sasquatch team coaching women's soccer.”
Coach Ogami takes the reigns of the program immediately hitting the ground running with recruiting and spring workouts.