Joe Sudyka enters his first year as the assistant coach for the Long Beach State women’s soccer team.

Sudyka comes to the Beach from Oregon State where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science and a minor in psychology in the fall of 2015.

During his final two years at OSU, Sudyka served as the program manager for the women’s soccer team, while he also helped out with the men’s team for one season.

Sudyka has been coaching club soccer since he was 16 years old. He is currently a head coach for Beach FC where he works with the girls’ U14 team. Sudyka owns a USSF National D License.

Sudyka is looking to pursue a master’s in sport psychology and in sport administration, both at Long Beach State.