Josh Green is in his second season as an assistant coach with the Youngstown State women's soccer program.
In his first season at Youngstown State, Green helped goalkeeper Kate McEachern earn the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week award on Oct. 8 for her five save, shutout performance against Oakland. McEachern also led all goalkeepers with 48 saves and 6 saves per game during Horizon League matches.
Green, who will serve as an assistant coach with a focus on goalkeepers, spent the last eight years as a volunteer coach at South Dakota and also made stops at Xavier (2009), Loyola Marymount in California (2008-09), Minnesota State-Mankato (2006-08), Iowa (2004-06), and Pepperdine (1996-2003).
As a graduate assistant at Mankato, Green helped the MSU program become a Division II national power. The Mavericks had a 26-9-3 record, boasting three All-Central Region players and eight All-North Central Conference players.
Green also helped build Pepperdine into a Top 25 team. Pepperdine made three appearances in the NCAA tournament from 1996 to 2003.
He is a 1994 graduate of California Lutheran University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in physical education. He completed his master's degree in sports psychology from Minnesota State, Mankato in 2008.
Green and his wife, Mandy, have a son Jack, and a daughter, Ashleigh.