For Immediate Release Contact: Gordon Woodworth
February 2, 2004 802/656-1110
Finalists for Women’s Soccer Coaching Position Announced at the University of
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Four finalists for the women’s soccer head coaching position
at the University of Vermont were announced today by Dr. Robert Corran,
director of athletics.
Candidates for the position will be interviewed in the coming weeks, and Corran
expects the announcement of the new coach will be made by late February. The
finalists for the position are:
• David Bucciero (B00CH-e-air-oh), a 1995 graduate of the James Madison
University. Bucciero is an assistant coach at Boston University and has also
served as an assistant coach at Washington College, Texas Tech and for the
Boston Renegades professional team. Bucciero is also involved in the
Massachusetts Olympic Development Program. He has been at Boston University
since 2001, and holds a Master’s Degree in History from Washington College.
• Heather Cairns (CARE-inns), a 1994 graduate of Canisius College. Cairns, in
her first year as head coach at Utah State, led the team to a 10-7-2 record,
the most wins in school history. Before 2003, she was an assistant coach at
Creighton, the University of New Mexico and St. Ambrose University. She has
also been involved with the Olympic Development Program in Utah, Nebraska, New
Mexico and Iowa.
• Kerry Dziczkaniec (DISS-conn-iss), a 1993 graduate of George Washington
University. Dziczkaniec has been an assistant coach at the University of
Maryland for five years, and also served as interim head coach and assistant
coach at Florida State and Virginia. Active in the Olympic Development Program
in Florida, Virginia and Maryland, Dziczkaniec played professionally for two
years after graduating from George Washington.
• Zac Shaw, a 1992 graduate of Ithaca College. Shaw is an assistant coach at the
University of Wisconsin, and also has coached at Penn State, Ithaca College and
Nazareth College. He has also served as an assistant coach and goalkeeper
trainer for two teams in the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA). A 1998
inductee into the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame, Shaw played
professionally in Belgium and in the U.S. after graduating from Ithaca.
The head coaching position opened up in November of 2003 when Jodi Kenyon
resigned after seven seasons.
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