After a year away, the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) soccer season returned in 2021. Coach of the Year award winners led their teams to a strong regular season finish and prepare for the MCAC Final Four Soccer Championship Weekend which runs from October 30-31 in Brandon.
2021 Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year: Justin Légaré – USB Les Rouges
“Justin Légaré coaches with his heart on his sleeve. He is extremely passionate about the sport of soccer and is dedicated to development of all aspects of his athletes. The program has seen impressive growth and success since USB re-joined women’s soccer in 2016. All these accomplishments are a testament to Justin’s talent, vision and incredible work ethic.’” – Les Rouges Assistant Athletic Director Eric Lemoine.
Justin Légaré – 10th season: Guided Les Rouges to a conference-leading 9-2-1 regular season record; nine game unbeaten streak; four All-Conference players on the roster plus the Most Valuable Player and ranked as high as number five in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national rankings.
2021 Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year: Glen McNabb – BU Bobcats
“It is great to see Glen recognized for his efforts in building the Bobcat men’s soccer program. After a challenging first season in 2020 due to the pandemic, his leadership and positive approach have resulted in an excellent team culture and strong on-field results this season.” – Bobcats Athletic Director Russ Paddock
Glen McNabb – 2nd season: Guided Bobcats to second place with 9-1-2 regular season record; nine game unbeaten streak; three All-Conference players on the roster plus the Most Valuable Player and ranked as high as number 13 in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national rankings.
2021 Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference Soccer Championship
Hosted by: Brandon University
Saturday, October 30
12 p.m. #4 CMU vs. #1 USB (women); #3 PUC vs. #2 Brandon (women)
2:30 p.m. #4 CMU vs. #1 PUC (men); #3 USB vs. #2 Brandon (men)
Sunday, October 31
12 p.m. Women’s Championship Final
2:30 p.m. Men’s Championship Final