CVC’s De Groot named girls soccer coach of the year by California Coaches Association

Jacob De Groot has gone 159-30-7 with four Central Section titles in seven seasons as Central Valley Christian’s girls soccer coach.

Central Valley Christian’s Jacob De Groot has been named the Coach of the Year for girls soccer by the California Coaches Association.

De Groot will be recognized for lifetime achievement during the CCA’s 56th annual Hall of Fame/Coach of the Year Awards Night, scheduled for June 15 at Fresno’s Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.

De Groot is 159-30-7 with seven league and four Central Section titles in his seven seasons as the Cavaliers’ coach.

The CCA will also honor Central Section historian Bob Barnett with its Ed Strelow Award media award.

Dinner tickets are $45. Cocktail hour starts at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 and the awards program at 8.

Details: Rob Grailou (650) 341-2484.