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Klein’s 500th Win Commemorated at Meet at the Marv

Meet at the Marv - 2023

Columbia, Mo. – Columbia College Athletics held its Third Annual “Meet at the Marv” event on September 7 as the No. 10-ranked women’s soccer team hosted No. 23-ranked University of Science and Arts (Okla.), producing a win in convincing fashion, 5-2.
Before kickoff, all attendees were given the choice between three food trucks and Kona Ice, while the CC spirit squads shared performances. Attendees enjoyed music, games, and activities, while also getting free entry into the game. 
In his 24th season as head coach at Columbia College, John Klein was recognized prior to the match for achieving his 500th career win (September 2, 2023).
Klein has a combined record of 502-163-53. Klein ranks fourth on the NAIA Men’s Soccer Winningest Active Coaches list holding a record of 320-117-42. On the women’s side, he has produced a record of 182-46-11 in 11 years of play.

Since his arrival at Columbia College, Klein has received AMC Coach of the Year honors 12 times, totaled 22 NAIA National Tournament appearances, and produced 70 NAIA All-Americans. 

With Klein at the helm of Columbia College soccer, the Cougars have totaled 19 Regular Season Conference Championships and 19 Conference Tournament Championships.

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This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics