Deb Hare – Head Coach for the Women’s Soccer Team, started the program in 1998 and has posted a 206-91-12 record. She was awarded the honor of the Winningest Active Coach in NJCAA DIV III Women’s Soccer and Sixth amongst all Active NJCAA Women’s Soccer Coaches. She has been named Coach of the Year for Region XIII thirteen times. She has been named Coach of the Year for the Central United States three times by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The team has won the Region XIII Championship every season from 1999-2013 and has been in the Region Championship every year since 1999. The team has been ranked in the top ten nationally from 2002-2014. The soccer program has produced numerous All-Americans.
Prior to starting the program here at Rochester, Coach Hare was an assistant coach for the Winona State University’s women’s soccer program for two seasons. During her college career she played goalkeeper for three years at High Point University in North Carolina and her senior year at Winona State University. Deb earned Freshman of the Year, First Team All-Region, All District, and All-American at High Point University. She made First Team All-Conference and All-Region honors at Winona State while also being ranked among the top ten goalkeepers in the nation all four years of her college career. She has also been inducted into the NCHSSA and Sanderson Hall of Fame for allowing the least amount of goals in a season. She still has the national record for lowest average for goals allowed in a high school season.
Coach Hare is also on the coaching staff for the Minnesota Olympic Development Program for Women’s Soccer.
Rochester Community and Technical College Head Coach
WSU Assistant Coach
MN ODP Coach
NC ODP Assistant Coach
NSCAA Level 3 Goalkeeping Diploma
United States Soccer Federation Coaching license
Coach Awards and Honors:
Ranked 6th among the Winningest Coaches in Women’s Soccer in the NJCAA
2008, 2010, 2011 NSCAA Central United States Coach of the year
1999-2001, 2002-2009, 2010, 2011 Region XIII Coach of the Year
2008 and 2010 NSCAA District Coach of the Year
Hall of Fame Inductee at Sanderson High School