VCSoccer.com interviews alum Jimmy Coggan 9/6
VC Alum, Jimmy
Coggan ('03), took a few
minutes out of his busy schedule to check in with VCSoccer.com.
Also see the update on how Jimmy's doing at Seattle Pacific University,
Jimmy Coggan, also known as James Coggan,
is 2nd on VC's all-time points list. In his storied career, Jimmy
amassed 85 points, 29 goals, and 27 assists. He trailed his
brother Jeffrey by tiny margins in all three categories. Jimmy is
VC's all time leader in CCS goals with 4.
A proven scorer, Jimmy continued his
soccer up in Seattle, WA at Seattle Pacific University where he is a
senior studying pre-med.
Here is a quick interview with Jimmy:
VCSoccer.com: What does it mean to you to be able to
play college soccer with your brother Jeffrey?
JC: It means a whole bunch to me. We play well
together, and I obviously enjoy having him here.
VCSoccer.com: Do you and Jeffrey room together on the
JC: We haven't yet. We don't choose who we room with,
it's all random.
VCSoccer.com: In your opinion, how has Jeff fit into
JC: He's fit in well. He came in the winter, so he
played in the spring, and got to know all the guys.
VCSoccer.com: How are you feeling about your senior
season so far?
JC: Confident. We've started 3-0-1 and haven't been
playing well at all, so things are very promising. I've also scored 3
goals, which is good as well.
VCSoccer.com: How are your classes going?
JC: Classes don't start until the end of September,
but I have a fairly light quarter.
VCSoccer.com I understand you recently took the
MCATs. How did that go?
JC: I did, but didn't do as well as I would have
hoped, so I'm taking it again in January.
VCSoccer.com: Are there plans for soccer for you
beyond college for you?
JC: No. I plan on going to medical school and I'm
really excited about that, so other than adult league with the
Firecrackers, there's not
time for much else.
VCSoccer.com: Any advice for the kids at VC as they
prepare for their season?
JC: Come into the season fit, enjoy soccer, and win
VCSoccer.com: Is there a game or trip you’re looking
forward to this season?
JC: I always look forward to the games against
Seattle U, and then we have the freshman orientation game this year,
which is cool because the place is packed.
Thanks for your time, Jimmy, and best of luck to you this