|Title:||Asst. Soccer Coach|
Daman Hagerott has moved back to an assistant coach's role for the Pirates so that he can refocus on teaching in Whitworth's classrooms. He served as the Pirates' head coach for six seasons in two different stints. His career record is 77-29-6 while leading the Pirates, including second place finishes in the Northwest Conference in 2009 and 2010 and a pair of Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges co-titles in 1993 and 1995.
In 1997 Hagerott stepped away as head coach of the women’s team to pursue a doctoral degree, but continued to serve as an assistant coach with Sean Bushey. Currently a professor in Whitworth’s kinesiology department, Hagerott took a sabbatical in 2000 to study and work at Gonzaga, during which he was an assistant for the Bulldogs women’s team in 2000 and 2001. Hagerott resumed his teaching and assistant coaching duties at Whitworth in 2002 and continued through 2007.
Hagerott also has collegiate head coaching experience at Sterling College where he was the head men's coach from 1989-91, earning Kansas Collegiate Athletics Conference Coach of the Year in 1990, and also was the head women's coach in 1991. He was the head men's coach at Pacific Lutheran in 1983 where his record was 9-4-2.
He was a successful head coach at several Washington high schools: Federal Way (1982-85), Riverside (1986-87) and University (1992-95).
Hagerott was also the assistant coach for the Spokane Shadow during its first three seasons (1995-97) as a member of the Northwest Division of the USL (United Soccer League). Hagerott has over 25 years of providing team training services to both coaches and players.