Release Courtesy of Nebraska Wesleyan Athletics
LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Wesleyan University Athletic Director Ira Zeff has announced that Grant Johannes will serve as the interim head soccer coach for the 2014 season. Johannes will coach the men's and women's Prairie Wolves soccer teams.
The former Nebraska Wesleyan soccer standout has spent the past two seasons as an assistant soccer coach under Sean Steele. While serving as an assistant, Johannes has been instrumental in practice planning, recruiting and preseason training workouts.
Johannes, a native of Manhattan, Kan., was a three-year letterwinner in soccer for the Prairie Wolves from 2009-11. He was a two-time honorable mention All-GPAC selection in soccer. As a senior he was a team captain and started 17 games at defender. He finished his career with five goals and seven assists in 51 career matches.
Johannes graduated in May 2012 from Nebraska Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree in exercise science. He is currently pursuing a master's degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
He replaces Sean Steele who left NWU in July to become an assistant soccer coach at Fresno State University.