Women's Soccer Coaches & Staff
Kanyon Anderson (Head Coach)
Following a four-year stint as an assistant men's soccer coach at Peninsula, Coach Anderson took over the helm of the women's team in 2010. He is a graduate of Western Washington University (BA – English Literature) and Eastern Washington University (MA – Rhetoric and Composition) where he played men’s club soccer. He also played in the NWAACC for Everett prior to transferring to EWU. He holds a National C coaching license, he coached high school boys’ and girls’ soccer at Cheney High School and has coached at numerous camps and clinics throughout his career. He joined the Peninsula College faculty in the summer of 2010 as an English teacher. In 2011 Coach Kanyon was recognized as the West Division Coach of the Year and NWAACC Coach of the Year after leading the 2-year young Pirates to a second place finish in the league.
Amanda Anderson (Assistant Coach)
Coach Anderson played four years of varsity soccer at Mt Blue High School in Farmington, Maine. She went on to be a four year starter at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. She played center back and was a captain of the WPI Engineers in her senior year. Her degree is in Civil Engineering and she worked in that field for four years before moving to a career as a stay-at-home mom and soccer coach. Amanda has a National D coaching license and also served as the assistant coach for the Elms College Women's Soccer Team (Chicopee, MA) in 2006. She has been involved in the Peninsula College Women's Soccer program since its inception in 2010.