Frank Marino

Head Coach

Frank Marino has served as the head coach of the Cal Lutheran women's soccer program during the last eight seasons, leading the Regals to a 120-41-14 mark.

Marino captured his 100th win as a head coach with a 3-0 victory over UC Santa Cruz on Sept. 1, 2015. In his seventh season at the helm, Coach Marino led the Regals to their 10th consecutive SCIAC Postseason Tournament and third straight championship appearance. 

In 2014, the Regals went 13-5-4 overall and finished second place in the conference and advanced to their ninth straight SCIAC Postseason Tournament.

Marino led Cal Lutheran to its fourth straight SCIAC title and appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 2013 after compiling a 17-6 record.

The 2012 season saw Marino lead the Regals to their third consecutive SCIAC regular season championship and third trip to the NCAA posteason in the last four years. Cal Lutheran defeated Wartburg 2-1 in the first round marking the first time CLU had advanced to the second round in more than a decade.

Marino and his staff's recruiting efforts continued to pay off as forward Taylor Will earned Second Team-All-America honors while also being named the SCIAC Women's Soccer Athlete of the Year. Will's player of the year award marked the third straight year a Regal was selected as the conference's most oustanding player.

In 2011, Marino's squad captured their second consecutive SCIAC title and he led the team back to the NCAA postseason for the second time in three years.

In just his third season at the helm, he guided the Regals to a 20-win season, the most in program history eclipsing the previous year’s 18 win total.

In 2011, six players received National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-West Region recognition, seven earned All-SCIAC honors, with senior midfielder Sinead Vaughan named the SCIAC Player of the Year in addition to receiving All-America accolades for the second consecutive season. Additionally, Taylor Will was named the SCIAC Newcomer of the Year in its first year of existence.

Marino also serves as the head girl's soccer coach at Westlake High School where he has posted a 226-52-54 overall record since taking over in 2000. He has led the Warriors to 12 Marmonte League titles and five second place finishes.

In 2003 he led the Warriors to their first-ever CIF title and was recognized as the CIF, Daily News and Marmonte League Coach of the Year. He was again named Coach of the Year in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. He was also honored for the second time as the Daily News All-Area Coach of the Year in 2012.

Marino earned a bachelor's degree in social science from the University of La Verne and went on to receive a master's degree in education from ULV as well.

He and his wife Megan and have four children, Merric, Makensey, Mariella and Maddix.

In his spare time Frank enjoys playing golf, tennis and traveling.