COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –The 2017 NJCAA Women's Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductees were anonouncd on Monday afternoon. This year's class features multiple championships, records, All-American honors, and many more feats across four coaches and four players. For complete listing of the Hall of Fame visit: http://njcaa.org/sports/wsoc/2017-18/releases/11-6-17
Coach – Brevard College (NC)
With 29 years of coaching experience and more than 460 career wins, including 167 at the NJCAA level, Joseph Bartlinski of Brevard has made his mark across the women's soccer world. A two-time National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA) Coach of the Year, Bartlinski won back-to-back national championships in 1996 and 1997 with Brevard. Along with the national accolade, Bartlinski also guided the Lady Tornados to 68 consecutive wins while setting NJCAA records of single season goals (201) and fewest goals allowed in a season (three).
Off the field, Bartlinski served as the NJCAA Women's Soccer President from 1995-98, the vice president from 1993-94, and the national secretary from 1991-92.
Bartlinski, who obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina Asheville is currently the head coach at the University of West Florida where his .838 winning percentage in 16 seasons ranks seventh all-time at the NCAA level.
Bartlinski and his wife Colleen have two daughters, Christina McKenzie and Jordan Marie.
Player - Brevard College (NC)
The 1998 NJCAA Player of the Year, Joy Nsubuga joins her former coach Joseph Bartlinski in the 2017 Hall of Fame induction class. A two-year standout for Brevard, Nsubuga helped guide Brevard to the 1997 national championship.
Nsubuga was a two-time NJCAA All-American and team captain before moving on to Virginia Tech University where she majored in Health and Physical Education.