Stefanie Golan - Head Coach

Head Coach, Stefanie Golan has led University of Minnesota Soccer since 2012. During her tenure, the Gophers have made three NCAA Tournaments and won the Big Ten Regular Season and Tournament Championship. In her six seasons, coach Golan as posted a record of 72-39-15, leading the Gophers to finishes in the top half of the Big Ten five times and earning Big Ten Tournament births every season. In 2016, the Gophers won both the regular season Big Ten Championship and the Big Ten Tournament championship and Golan was named Big Ten Coach of the Year. In 2017, they were the Big Ten regular season runner up.  Golan's players have received All-American, All Great Lakes and All-Big Ten honors. Off the field, the team has received the NSCAA Team Academic award and Academic All-American and All Big-Ten Academic honors. 

Prior to University of Minnesota, coach Golan served as the head coach at the 
United States Military Academy. She led the program to a 33-18-10 record in her three years as a head coach and second-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in her final season in 2011. In 2010, Golan received Patriot League Coach of the Year honors after going undefeated in the Patriot League and sharing the regular season title. 

Golan was a student-athlete at Duke University from 1997-2001. 

Krystle Seidel - Associate Head Coach

Krystle Seidel completed her ninth year on the coaching staff at the University of Minnesota. While with Coach Golan, Coach Seidel has helped he Gophers earn three NCAA Tournament Births and a Big Ten Regular and Tournament Championship. In 2015, Seidel was named Great Lakes Region Assistant Coach of the Year and participated in the NSCAA 30 under 30 program, recognizing 15 female and 15 male coaches under the age of 30 that are rising in the profession. She also helped coach the 2010 Minnesota Soccer team to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen.

Prior to starting her coaching career with the Gophers in 2009, Seidel was a member of the 2008 Minnesota team posting the best record in school history (22-4-0) and an appearance in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen


Brad Swenby - Assistant Coach/Goalkeeping

Brad Swenby joined Minnesota Soccer prior to the 2017 season. Before Minnesota, he served as the goalkeeper coach for the Indiana men's soccer program for three seasons.  He also has experience coaching at Lewis University, the University of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 

Swenby was a goalkeeper at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and spend time in the professional ranks with the Minnesota Thunder in 2003.