Gator Sports

Whether you’re an athlete, a sports reporter, or just a sports fanatic, this page is for you! The BECA Department at SFSU has teamed up with the various different school sports teams to keep you all updated on the latest happenings with campus sports. The wonderful students in Marty Gonzalez’s BECA 559: Sports Reporting class report back to you with all the highlights and scores of recent games. In Marty’s BECA 651: Sports Play-by-Play production course, students report live from on-campus games. Take a look at the videos below to get a feel of what BECA students pursuing a career in sports reporting are up to!

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KSFS Media would like to welcome our new Gator coaches for the 2014 school year!

 

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SF State Director of Athletics Charles Guthrie is pleased to announce the hiring of Matt Barnes as the head coach of the Gator men’s soccer program. Barnes comes to SF State from Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, Tex., where he served as the head coach since March 2013.

Last season Barnes turned around the men’s soccer program at Lubbock Christian where he guided the Chaparrals to an 11-5-1 record, including an 8-1 mark in the programs first year. In 2013 the Chaparrals finished in first place in the Heartland Conference and received their first ever national ranking. Prior to Lubbock, Barnes coached in Prescott, AZ where he served as the head coach of  Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In two seasons at the helm of the Eagles, Barnes had a coaching record of 23-11-6.

Barnes has as B.A. in Physical Education and General Science from Judson University, and a M.S. in Special Education from National University in La Jolla, CA. Outside of his collegiate coaching duties; he is also a head coach in the USL-PDL during the summer months in Midland, Texas for Midland Odessa Sockers FC.  He is married to Morgan and has one child, Monroe.

 

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Kendra Reimer has been named the head coach for the SF State women’s indoor and outdoor track and field program for the 2014 school year. Reimer comes to SF State from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps where she has coached the Stags and Athenas men’s and women’s track and field programs since 2010. 

Reimer guided the men’s program at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men to a 51-9 record and the women to a 53-7 record in the last 3 years. Reimer has coached 9 All-Americans  including the sixth best triple jumper in NCAA Division III history. She took the Stags and Athena’s to two conference championships and one meet conference championship since 2010.

 “I am honored to join the team as Head Coach and feel privileged to work under the leadership of President Wong and our Athletic Director Charles Guthrie” said Reimer. It is clear this administration is passionate about supporting our student-athletes. I am committed to winning and ensuring that our team succeeds on and off the track; most importantly as students first then as athletes and productive members of our community.” 

Prior to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Reimer was the assistant men and women’s track and field coach at Ivy League Brown University from 2009-2010.  She coached the jumps and multi-events, with seven All-Ivy League performers.  Five also were NCAA Championship-East Preliminary Round Qualifiers. Reimer earned her B.S. in in Psychology and M.S. in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University.

 

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Dennis Cox has been announced as the Gators head women’s basketball coach for the 2014 season. Cox comes to SF State from Clayton State where he guided the Lakers to the 2011 NCAA Division II National Championship and a 267-57 overall record in his 10 years as head coach.  Cox is the winningest active coach in NCAA Division II and currently seventh across all three NCAA Divisions. During his tenure at Clayton State, Cox guided the Lakers to 10 consecutive 20+ win seasons including two 30-win seasons.

“I would like to thank SF State President Leslie E. Wong and Director of Athletics Mr. Charles Guthrie for the honor of being named the next women’s basketball coach at SF State,” said Cox.  “I am excited to come in and begin building a program that everyone in the college and surrounding community can be proud of and excited about.  Everyone that I have met so far has been passionate about athletics at SF State, and I look forward to being a part of it.” 

In addition to his success at Clayton State, he also achieved similar success in his 14 years of coaching at the junior college level in Florida. Earlier this year, he was inducted into the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Hall of Fame for his coaching success at both Daytona Beach and Valencia.

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