A talented and valuable coach with extensive experience in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Michael Jacobson returns for an 11th season with the Cal State LA men’s soccer program.

In Jacobson’s first 10 seasons, the Golden Eagles have posted an overall record of 123-52-31 record, including a 118-39-31 mark over the past nine years. He helped the Golden Eagles to a 12-5-3 record in 2015 that included a fifth straight trip to the NCAA playoffs.

The Golden Eagles achieved a 15-4-2 overall record in 2014 that was highlighted by the program’s second NCAA Division II West Region championship in four years. The Golden Eagles led the nation in goals against average and save percentage while setting several new program records for defense and earning an end-of-the-season ranking of No. 6 that was its best since 1992.