DSU Hires Inaugural Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Credit: St. Clair County Community College

Dakota State has hired Todd Stank as its first ever head women’s soccer coach as women’s soccer becomes the 14th program in DSU Athletics. It will be the newest sport added since Esports in 2019.

The new program will play its games at the Dan Beacom Track Complex which has a turf soccer field.

Stank comes most recently from St. Clair Community College in Michigan. Where he had been the head coach of their women’s soccer team since 2020. He began their women’s soccer program at St. Clair.

He had a successful coaching career at his prior stop at Rochester (Mich.) when his 2016 squad came away with the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) postseason tournament title and advanced to the NAIA national tournament for the first time in program history. Additionally, Stank was recognized as the Champions of Character Coach of the Year. Earning it twice in 2017 and 2018 by the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.

Stank has over 25 years of coaching experience in soccer at all levels. He received his bachelor’s degree in maintenance technology from Siena Heights (Mich.).

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