Men's Soccer: Gary St. Clair Named NSCAA Regional Coach Of The Year

Gary St. Clair, head coach of the San Jose State University men's soccer team, has been named the NSCAA/adidas Far West Region Coach of the Year.

St. Clair's team set a school record for wins in the recently completed season, finishing with a 20-1-1 record. San Jose State won the Mountain Division of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with an 8-0 mark, then won the MPSF Championship with victories over UC Irvine and CS Fullerton to earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

St. Clair previously was named the MPSF Mountain Division Coach of the Year.


Chris Humphreys, Ryan Suarez and Jorge Martinez have been named All-Americans by Humphreys and Suarez were first-team selections while Martinez was an honorable mention pick.

Humphreys set a school record with 14 single season combined shutouts and tied a school record with 18 combined career shutouts. He had a 0.56 Goals Against Average this season. He previously was named to the first-team MPSF Mountain Division squad and was a second team NSCAA All-American.

Suarez scored five goals and had three assists while anchoring one of the best defenses in the country. He was the MPSF Mountain Divison's Player of the Year and a first-team all-division pick, and was named a first team NSCAA All-American. He was also selected as San Jose State's Defensive Player of the Year.

Martinez, who led the Spartans with 17 goals and 11 assists, was a first-team MPSF Mountain Division selection and was an NSCAA first team All-American. He was named San Jose State's Most Valuable Player for 2000.