Mohave County
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Volume 24 Issue 3

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MCC women’s soccer head coach earns national award of excellence

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March 2023


Coach Cynthia Cervantes Earns National Latino Coaches Award of Excellence

Mohave Community College (MCC) women’s head soccer coach, Cynthia Cervantes, has earned the National Latino Coaches Award of Excellence from the United Soccer Coaches organization. She received the award Friday, Jan. 13, at the organization’s convention in Philadelphia, which is the largest annual meeting of college soccer coaches in the world.

Recognition for Great Accomplishments in the Latin Soccer Community

The award recognizes an individual, organization, group or other entity that has demonstrated amazing accomplishments in the Latin soccer community. Awardees have demonstrated great impact, instilled sportsmanship, teach life skills such as responsibility, teamwork and much more through the game of soccer.

Coach Cervantes’ Leadership and Experience

Coach Cervantes has been coaching for more than 10 years professionally. She was the Director of Coaching for Juventus FC in El Paso and an Olympic Development Program coach for the New Mexico Youth Soccer program. She is an inspirational leader and mentor in the Latino community in her hometown of El Paso, Texas.

Professional Mentorship and Achievements

Coach Cervantes earned her master’s degree in Recreation and Sports Science at Ohio University. She earned bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Physical Education from Eastern New Mexico University. One of her professional mentors is former United States Women’s National Team star Brandi Chastain, with whom she serves as an assistant coach for the United States Western Region Olympic Development Program. Chastain is a two-time Olympic gold medalist.

Prospective Student Athletes and Soccer Camp

Prospective student athletes who wish to play collegiate soccer are encouraged to visit to fill out a recruiting questionnaire. The form can be found under the Men’s and Women’s soccer tab. The MCC Bighorns Soccer program is also hosting a camp in March to identify soccer players in Mohave County who want to play at the college level. The camp is designed for athletes in 9th grade and older. More information is available on the registration site at

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Bullhead City Senior Campus March Activities

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