The George Washington University: Women's Soccer

Tanya Vogel
Tanya Vogel

Position:
Head Coach

Experience:
12th year at GW

Alma Mater:
George Washington



11/08/2011

Tanya Vogel to Take Administrative Position Within GW

GW Women's Head Soccer Coach of 12 Years to Make Career Move to Administration

11/08/2011

Tanya Vogel to Take Administrative Position Within GW

GW Women's Head Soccer Coach of 12 Years to Make Career Move to Administration

11/03/2011

GW Women's Soccer's Samie Cloutier Named Second Team All-Atlantic 10

Junior Defender Earns First-Ever Postseason Honor

10/22/2011

GW Women's Soccer Edged by Richmond, 1-0, in Hard-Fought Battle

Senior Goalkeeper Lindsey Rowe Posts 10 Saves for Colonials

10/07/2011

GW Women's Soccer Stays Undefeated in A-10 with 0-0 Double Overtime Draw at Saint Joseph's

Colonials Earn Third Straight Shutout Over Conference Opponent

Tanya Vogel reaches another milestone in her soccer career as she begins her 12th season as head coach at George Washington in 2011, after a four-year standout career with the Colonials in the mid-1990s.

Hired in January 2000, Vogel took the reigns of a program that won just three games in 1999 and has since added 77 victories, including back-to-back 10-plus win seasons in 2002 and 2003. Vogel has mentored 12 all-conference performers in ten years, including 2002 Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year Kim Warner. Her players also achieve off the field, with 15 Colonials making the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters last year, each earning a 3.5 GPA or better. In 2010, her team won their first GW Women's Team Academic Excellence award and was recognized by the NSCAA with the College Team Academic Award.

Prior to her hire at GW, Vogel gained coaching experience by serving one year as the assistant women's soccer coach at Cornell University and two seasons as an assistant at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At Cornell and IUP, Vogel assisted in recruiting and fund raising, among other duties. As part of the 1999 Cornell coaching staff, she helped lead the squad to its first winning season in four years (9-8-1) and a postseason bid to the ECAC Tournament.

As a player at GW, Vogel was part of the school's most successful season in 1996 when the Colonials (10-7-4) earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament. She continues to rank sixth all-time at GW in scoring with 52 points (21 goals, 10 assists). Vogel served as team captain her junior and senior seasons and was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team in 1996. She also was named to the Academic All-Conference squad. Vogel garnered third-team All-America honors from Soccer Buzz Magazine and first-team Regional All-America accolades from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) that same year. In 2002, Vogel became the first women's soccer player inducted into the GW Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition to her work at GW, Vogel continues to develop young soccer players in the DC Metro area through her work at various camps and clinics. She currently serves as head coach of four Bethesda Academy U-9 girls' teams. Vogel recently completed her four-year term on the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Committee where she chaired the NCAA Women's Soccer Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee.

Vogel completed her W-League playing career in 2004 as a member of the Cleveland Internationals. During her career in the W-League, she was a starter for the Rochester Ravens, Maryland Pride, Northern Virginia Majestics and Cleveland Internationals. She also participated on the United States Soccer Festival squad in 1999 and 2003, leading the Region I team to the National Championship in 2003.

A native of Penfield, NY, Vogel was a two-time high school All-American at Penfield High and still holds the New York state record for career assists with 90. She was inducted into the Penfield High School Hall of Fame in 2003. Vogel holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in exercise and sports science from GW and completed her MBA at GW in 2006. Vogel resides in Arlington, VA.

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