Iwasaki Named Head Coach at
Carl Iwasaki has been named head coach at his
alma mater, Northern Colorado.
The head coach at Austin College for the past six
years, Iwasaki was Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Coach
of the Year in 2006 and 2007. The Kangaroos were 19-21 this past
Iwasaki was also an assistant coach at Austin
College and at Saddleback Junior College. He was an assistant
for five years with the Bakersfield Braves, a select baseball
club. He also worked three years in the Hawaii Winter Baseball
Iwasaki played for the Bears from 1981-84. He
earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Northern
Colorado in 1985.
The Bears were 34-24 this past season. Northern
Colorado finished second in the regular season and runner-up in
the inaugural Great West Conference championship game.
(photo courtesy of Northern Colorado Media Relations Office)