GV Vikings
JoelComito
Assistant Coach
14th Season

Comito joined the Grand View Women's Soccer coaching staff in 2002 and is in his 14th season in his current role of assistant coach for the Vikings. In 2005, he returned to the women's soccer program after taking two seasons off with limited coaching responsibilities, while running professionally for the Saint Louis Track Club on the USA Running Circuit. Overall it has been 16 seasons since Comito first joined the coaching staff at Grand View. In that time, the Vikings have advanced to nine conference championship games, finished in the conference top three 11 times, won conference tournament or regular season titles on five occasions, been ranked in the national rankings seven seasons; while being a consistent contender for postseason appearances.     

Comito has an extensive background in soccer as both an athlete and a coach, holding an overall head coaching record of 221-125-35. He was a five-year letter winner at Dallas Center-Grimes High School, leading the Mustangs to four Summer Soccer State Tournaments from 1994 to 1997, and the 1998 Class 1A State Tournament. Comito coached six seasons of high school soccer (1999 Des Moines North, 2000-2001 ADM, 2002-2004 Indianola). He has also coach club soccer for the DCG Soccer Club, Johnston Soccer Club, and Vision Soccer Academy.

Comito graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Law, Politics, and Society (pre-law) with minors in history and political science, and a Bachelor of Science of Education degree from Drake University in 2002, where he ran cross country and track for the Bulldogs. Comito furthered his education at Drake University, graduating with a Masters in Public Administration in the fall of 2011. He holds a high school coaching license, a USSF "D" National Coaching License, and a level one goalkeeping license.

 
 
2017-18 Women's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Women's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Hometown
Morgen AbbasSRD5-5'Adel, IA
Sara AckermanSOD5-11Alton, IA
Raquel AndersonFRD5-6'Des Moines, IA
Nicole BailyFRD5-7'Des Moines, IA
Joy BattlesSRD/M5-3'Gilbert, IA
Julianna BattlesSOM/F5-6'Gilbert, IA
Jennifer BeallJRM/F5-2'Des Moines, IA
Morgan BlockJRD5-3'Bondurant, IA
Courtney BonewitzFRM/F5-6'Polk City, IA
Abby BremerSOM/F5-8'Nevada, IA
Ele CatchpoleSOD/GK5-10Suffolk, England
Jamie ChristensenSRD5-8'Ames, IA
Wendy CortezSOM5-1'Marshall, MO
Caitlyn DaytonSRGK Crystal Lake, IL
Yazzelle De La FuenteSRD/M5-2'Grand Prairie, TX
Mariah DeppeSOM/F5-4'Grinnell, IA
Sarah DonahueSOD5-3'Des Moines, IA
Makenzie DrakeSRD5-4'Cheyenne, WY
Ali FanningSRD5-3'Crystal Lake, IL
Danni FinnJRM/F5-8'Glenwood, IA
Ali GibsonJRF5-1'Ankeny, IA
Sydney GutschenritterSRM5-6'Glenwood, IA
Celenka HommelSOGK5-11Nieuw-Vossemeer, Netherlands
Logan JohnsonJRM/F5-7'Altoona, IA
Mia KaufmanFRGK5-10Des Moines, IA
Karianne KingSRD/M5-6'Winterset, IA
Kiley KislingSRD/M5-6'Ames, IA
Zoe KoenigSRD5-5'Fort Collins, CO
Kaylee KruschwitzFRM5-5'Nevada, IA
Erin KruseFRM/F5-5'Bondurant, IA
Lina LorenceSRD/M5-5'Eagan, MN
Hilary McAlisterSRD5-3'Matteson, IL
Alyssa ParkerFRM/F5-3'Ankeny, IA
Victoria PurcellFRD5-6'Altoona, IA
Ella RitchieSRM/F5-7'Derby, England
Lizbeth RodriguezFRM5-1'Ottumwa, IA
Jailene RodriquezJRM5-4'Des Moines, IA
Alli RupertFRM5-6'Altoona, IA
Kyra SavageJRM5-5'Crystal Lake, IL
Sarah SharairiSRF5-6'Des Moines, IA
Becca SotosSOM/F5-4'Crystal Lake, IL
Mikaela StanekSRD/M5-5'Mineola, IA
Stefanie StanisicFRD5-11Johnston, IA
Katin TrowbridgeJRD5-9'Long Beach, CA
Christine VandenbergSOM/F5-8'Ontario, CA
Brianna WallerichFRGK5-4'Kingwood, TX
Haley WaseskukFRM/F5-7'West Des Moines, IA
Haley WielandSRM/F5-5'Westside, IA
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Overall HAAC Streak
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