Kassi Anast joins Saddleback women’s soccer program as an assistant coach in 2015.
Prior to her joining Saddleback’s staff, Kassi played four years of Division 1 soccer at Sacramento State University. She was Defensive Player of the year for the 2013 and 2014 seasons and served as captain for the 2014 season. Kassi lead the team in most minutes played and starts. In addition she was named Honorable Mention All-Big Sky and Big Sky All-Academic team. She graduated spring of 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration.
Before her collegiate career, Kassi attended Foothill High School. There she played for Steve Patterson and her senior year, she was the leading goal scorer. She played for Saddleback women’s soccer coaches Sean Melendez and BJ McNicol during her club career with Mission Viejo Soccer Club.
Every off season, Kassi assisted at Rosary High School's summer camps and at Sacramento State's winter ID camps. As she stays connected with the sport that has been her passion for 19 years, she volunteers at Saddleback Memorial Care in the NICU and plans to continue her education by pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing.