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Vince Gibson, Head Coach

6th Year, vgibson@lccc.wy.edu, 307.778.1194

Vince Gibson

Vince Gibson enters his sixth season with the Golden Eagles and becomes the longest tenured head coach of LCCC men’s soccer. Last season he led the team to a 13-4-1 record and getting the Golden Eagles as high as 10th in the nation.

The Golden Eagles had great success in 2012, as Gibson lead the Golden Eagles to undefeated record in Region IX play with a record of 11-0-1. He went 13 games last year without a loss, and his squad has not lost a regular season home game in more than two years.
 
His overall record at LCCC is 60-26-6. In his first two seasons, his teams won back-to-back Region IX Tournament championships and extended the college’s dominance over that tournament to five straight. He also was named 2008, 2009 and 2011 NJCAA Region IX Coach of the Year.
 
Gibson joined Laramie County Community College in 2008 after coaching both men’s and women’s soccer at Dodge City Community College in Kansas. He was named the 2007 NJCAA Region VI Soccer Coach of the Year.

Brian Longbottom, Assistant Coach

Brian LongbottomBrian Longbottom is starting his fifth year with the Golden Eagles men’s soccer team. His primary responsibility is coordinating the team’s offense. Longbottom is a Cheyenne native and played at East High School. In college, he earned All-Conference soccer awards at Hastings College in 1996-1997. He also is the Director of Coaching for the Cheyenne Soccer Club. Longbottom has his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma for coaching.

Jose Arenas, Assistant Coach

3rd  Year, jarenas@lccc.wy.edu, 307.778.4377

Jose ArenasJose Arenas is in his third year with the Golden Eagles men’s soccer team. Arenas' primary responsibility is field preparation, game-day management, recruiting and coaching the defense. Arenas is a Cheyenne native and played at East High School. In college, he played at McPherson College in 2008-2009 and at LCCC in 2006-2007 and earned All-Conference soccer awards at both schools. Arenas has his NSCAA National Diploma for coaching. He also coaches youth teams for Cheyenne Sting.

Dr. David Eldred, Volunteer Assistant

David Eldred is a Cheyenne native and played soccer at East High School. Eldred played collegiately at Creighton University. He serves as the head of coaching and player development for the Cheyenne Sting and also coaches for the club.

Ryan Cameron, Volunteer Assistant

Ryan Cameron is entering his third season with the Golden Eagles. Cameron is a Cheyenne native. He is the head boys coach at East High School and for youth teams with the Cheyenne Sting. Outside of coaching, he is a physical education instructor in Cheyenne.