Phone1: 604 513-2126
Education: SFU '79
This year, Pat Rohla is in his fourth season as the Spartans men’s soccer coach.
Since coming to TWU, Rohla has guided the Spartans to an overall Canada West regular season record of 30-12-14 and a playoff record of 3-7.
His most successful regular season with TWU came in the fall of 2012, when the Spartans posted a 9-1-4 record.
Before taking the men’s soccer reins, Rohla spent the previous two seasons as the assistant coach for the Spartans women’s soccer team, where he helped lead TWU to a national championship in 2008.
Rohla, who is a native of Langley, BC, has 20-year background in coaching soccer. He was the head coach of the TWU women’s soccer program from 1996-1999 where he earned BCCAA Coach of the Year honours in 1999. He also coached with the Vancouver Whitecaps women from 2001 to 2007 where he was part of Vancouver’s USL championship team in 2004 and 2006.
From 1998-2002, as a BCSA “C” License certified coach and Level 1 and Level 2 instructor, Rohla led the Langley Ice Girls Metro team to four consecutive provincial championship appearances, two Nike provincial championships, two CSA national championship appearances, two Coastal Cup Championships and Coastal Cup Team of the Year in 2001.
From 1985 to 1999, Rohla coached the Langley Secondary School girls’ soccer team and, at one point, led them to seven consecutive BC provincial championship appearances. During this time he also led the LSS boys’ team to the Fraser Valley Championship in 1998 and two provincial championship appearances.
In addition, in 2006, Rohla coached the Langley United Youth boys’ team to a BC provincial championship, which was a team that included four current Spartans: Daniel Loewen, James Farenhorst and Mitchell Rohla.
Rohla has also coached several senior men’s teams over the years, from teams in the Fraser Valley Premier League to PCSL men’s teams.
In the summer of 2011, Rohla also coached Langley Athletics FC in the USL’s Super 20 League. His team finished with a record of 5-2-2 in the Northwest division.