Jeff Lukowiak named head girls soccer coach at Ridgefield High School

Lukowiak has coached for over 17 years, most recently at the Washington Timbers FC Academy

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield School District has selected Jeff Lukowiak as head girls soccer coach, effective Tue., June 9 at the district’s regular school board meeting.

Jeff Lukowiak
Jeff Lukowiak

Lukowiak, who holds a U.S. National C License, has coached for over 17 years, most recently at the Washington Timbers FC Academy.  He has extensive experience in coaching youth players for both men and women and has a passion for developing teams to succeed at any level.  His most recent coaching achievements consist of a 2020 Las Vegas Cup Championship and two finalist appearances for the Washington Youth Soccer Presidents Cup.

“It’s a dream job,” said Lukowiak.  “I am ecstatic with the opportunity to work within this amazing school district, high school and community.  I look forward to the unlimited possibilities here at Ridgefield.”

Lukowiak is currently a financial planner in Vancouver.  Prior to his career in finance, he served 22 years in the U.S. Coast Guard as Special Agent in Investigative Services.

“We are beyond excited to have Jeff Lukowiak join us as a Spudder,” said Brynan Shipley, Ridgefield School District’s athletic director.  “His distinguished background, discipline and knowledge of the game, passion for character growth and determination for success set him apart in the selection process.  We welcome you to the team, Jeff.”

“We are proud to welcome Jeff to the district,” said Dr. Nathan McCann, Ridgefield School District superintendent.  “His enthusiasm in growing a high-quality soccer program in keeping with the ideals of both school and community aligns well with the district’s pursuit of premier.”

Jeff is passionate about serving his community.  He and his wife, Karen, make Camas their home.  They have two children, Jenna and Hayden.

Information provided by Ridgefield Public Schools.