"Our program strives to provide a combination of mental and technical elements, implemented with effective and efficient methodology. The goal is to empower our players by developing their skills, approach, and character."
Head Coach Anton Trifonovs was appointed head coach, Girls Varsity Soccer for the 2014 season. In his four seasons, he has led the Hawks to a district championship and region final appearance, and 3 district finals appearances. Coach Trifonovs, a former professional goalkeeper and Latvian National Team player, holds a USSF B license, has won numerous coaching awards at the high school and club levels, and coaches in several youth and club soccer organizations, including US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program.
Utilizing a character-first approach, training goals for Hawken Girls Soccer are to lead each player to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential through a highly personalized approach, while learning to embrace team goals and the team-first mentality.
In the last 10 years, Hawken Girls Soccer has sent many players on to play at the collegiate level, including NCAA Division I players at Bowling Green University, Miami of Ohio (2), Kent State University, Canisius College, and Cleveland State University.
Hawken Soccer History
In 2016, Maggie Canitia ’17 was named 1st Team All-Ohio and an NSSCA All-American in 2016.
The Hawken Girls Cross Country team traveled to Walsh Jesuit to compete in the Pat Ritchie Cross Country Invitational. The girls competed well in the rain and on the muddy double loop course to finish second behind Warren Howland 75 to 78 points.
As Athletic Director Jim Doyle commented after the girls swim team won the State Championship for the 20th consecutive year on Friday, "It was a meet for the ages tonight, one to add to the incredible legacy of Hawken Swimming. It was a meet where our swimmers saw triumph, heartbreak, agony, and exhilaration."