Sheena Van Roekel
Head Women’s Soccer Coach Sheena Van Roekel served as the Assistant Soccer Coach for both the Men’s and Women’s teams at Iowa Lakes during the 2011, 2012 and 2013 seasons.
As a United States Soccer Federation Nationally Licensed coach, Van Roekel continues the program’s widely recognized progress to be National Contenders. In the past season, the Laker Women were ranked in the top 20 for five weeks.
Van Roekel is a graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, where she was a starter in the defensive line for the Red Raider Women’s Soccer Team and also served as a team captain. While there, she was an All-Conference Honorable Mention nominee as well as Defensive Player of the Year for the Raiders for two seasons.
Van Roekel’s coaching career began as the Assistant Girls’ Soccer Coach at Unity Christian High School in Orange City. Before joining the Laker coaching staff, she also served as an Assistant Coach, as well as, a Head Coach at Northwestern College. After teaching English for two years at Estherville Lincoln Central, she was hired at Iowa Lakes in the fall of 2012.