Following a four-year stint as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Peninsula, Coach Anderson took over the helm of the women’s team in 2010. He is a graduate of Western Washington University (BA – English Literature) and Eastern Washington University (MA – Rhetoric and Composition) where he played men’s club soccer. He also played in the NWAACC for Everett prior to transferring to EWU. He holds a National C coaching license, he coached high school boys’ and girls’ soccer at Cheney High School and has coached at numerous camps and clinics throughout his career. He joined the Peninsula College faculty in the summer of 2010 as an English teacher.  In 2011 Coach Kanyon was recognized as the West Division Coach of the Year and NWAACC Coach of the Year after leading the 2-year young Pirates to a second place finish in the league.