BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD (December 5, 2017) – Community College of Baltimore County, Essex Athletics today announced that it has named Joe Fiedler interim head women's soccer coach. He has hired assistant coaches Gina Maiorana and Hannah Goff to join the staff.
Fiedler, who will continue to serve as head men's soccer coach, joined CCBC Essex in February 2012 as the Knights' head men's soccer coach. In six seasons, he has led the Knights to a 72-36-2 (.670) record, six straight NJCAA Region XX Division I Championships, three consecutive Maryland JUCO Athletic Conference titles, and three appearances in the NJCAA Men's Soccer Division I National Tournament. Fiedler has also been named the Maryland JUCO Men's Soccer Coach of the Year (2015-2017), NJCAA Region XX Coach of the Year (2012 and 2013) and voted CCBC Essex Athletics Coach of the Year three times (2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2016-2017), an award voted upon by his fellow coaches.
Prior to joining the Knights, Fiedler was the head boys soccer coach at Loch Raven High School (1997-2011). During his tenure, the Raiders were two-time Baltimore County Championship finalists, capturing the state title in 2009. Fiedler's teams received NSCAA Team Academic Awards in 13 of his 15 seasons. For his efforts, Fiedler received the 2005 NHFS State Coach of the Year and 2011 NSCAA Small School State Coach of the Year awards.
"I am honored to be named CCBC Essex women's interim head coach," Fiedler said. "I appreciate all the well wishes, but now it's time to get to work. Our goal is to win Maryland JUCO Conference and NJCAA Region XX titles. I think with the staff we have assembled we will be working hard to reach those goals. Gina and Hannah will push me and the program forward."
Maiorana played four seasons (2012-2015) at Seton Hall University (South Orange, N.J.), an NCAA Division I program. In 19 games (12 starts), she had a 2.26 goals against average, tallied 38 saves and posted five shutouts. Maiorana played for the Baltimore Bays under Charlie Myers and won six state cup championships. She was a three-sport varsity letter winner at The John Carroll School (Bel Air, Md.) as a member of the soccer, basketball and track and field teams. As a four-year starter in goal, Maiorana finished her career ranked first in school history in starts (70) and in career save percentage, and ranked second in career goals allowed and third in saves. She is currently the head coach for Pipeline 2010 Girls Black, coach at Dynasty Sports Academy and head coach of the Washington Spirit Soccer u11 Girls team. Maiorana will receive her F coaching license in January with a specialization in goalkeeper training. She graduated from Seton Hall in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and special education. Maiorana currently resides in Baltimore, Md.
Goff was a member of the women's soccer team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (2014-2016). She played high school soccer at Mercy High School (Baltimore), where she was a four-year varsity student-athlete. Goff was a captain and earned Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland "A" Conference Soccer All-Star recognition her senior season with the Magic. She also played basketball and was a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams, and was an honor roll student. She was a member of the Mercy and Girls' Athletic Association and twice received awards for published poetry. Additionally, Goff competed for Premier Soccer Club of Maryland and was a five-time Maryland State Champion, reaching the finals three times and earning one regional championship. She will graduate from UMBC this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. Goff currently resides in Baltimore, Md.
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