CMU men’s and women’s soccer coaches resign

Colorado Mesa women’s soccer coach Erin Sharpe resigned along with men’s soccer coach Josh Pittman on Tuesday.

Both resigned to pursue other opportunities, CMU athletic director Tom Spicer told the Daily Sentinel.

“The reality of it is you never know when it’s time,” Spicer said. “Josh is down in Florida looking for other opportunities. Erin’s got opportunities to move on. It is good for them and it is good for us.

“This is not something that’s been decided over a short period of time. I think it’s more mutual than it’s not. The perception may be different.”

Pittman led the Mavericks to an 11-5-5 record and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament title, its first in the program’s history. He was 43-51-11 in his seven seasons and coached 29 All-RMAC selections.
was the only coach in the program’s seven-year history.

Assistant coach Jonny Broadhead has been appointed as the interim coach and a national search will begin immediately, the release stated.

Women’s assistant coach Jason Clare is the interim coach while a national search is underway.

The women’s team finished 7-11-0 and just missed qualifying for the RMAC tournament. The Mavericks were 53-55-12 in Sharpe’s six seasons.


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