Position: Assistant Coach
Coach Fakkema joined the Eagle staff in 2011 after graduating from the University of Redlands in California in 2010. Fakkema completed his playing career with the U of R in 2008.
“We are extremely excited to have a coach with Bryan’s playing credentials joining the NU staff,” said Coach Gary McIntosh. “He will be able to share a great deal of his experience with the players.”
Bryan was a 4-time, first team All-SCIAC (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) and a 3-time NCAA DIII All-American during his playing career with the Bulldogs. His Redlands teams won SCIAC league titles in 2006, ‘07, and ‘08. Fakkema was named 2007 SCIAC Player of the Year and is the 5th leading scorer in the school’s history with 30 career goals from 2005 through 2008. He ranks 3rd in career assists with 25 and 5th in points (85) in his 69 games with the Bulldogs.