Toth Returns to Alma Mater as Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach

Toth Returns to Alma Mater as Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — With a coaching position open, CSU Bakersfield women’s soccer head coach Sebastian Vecchio has been looking for the best and the brightest to complete his coaching staff. After sorting through many top-notch candidates, Vecchio selected Roadrunner alumnus Eszter Toth as his new assistant coach.

“We’ve always attracted quality talent to Cal State Bakersfield,” Vecchio said of the search process. “What we have to offer and the way we do things is very appealing to many coaches and student-athletes. However, we are always looking for the best fit.”

“After five years at CSUB, I now have the privilege of bringing back graduates from Bakersfield and understanding our program. Eszter’s playing career at CSUB, Missouri Western and Europe will give her different perspectives and life lessons than “She can now apply as a coach. She is very close and knows Bakersfield and this community as well as anyone.

After her college career ended, Toth gained valuable experience at the professional level, competing with Los Angeles SC in the United Women’s Soccer’s Summer League. She then spent the most recent season competing in Italy with Real Meda CF.

Toth was a four-year-old runner whose senior season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She used her final year of eligibility to compete at Missouri Western. While with the Griffons, Toth earned all-conference honors after ranking second on her team in goals (5) and third in points (11) while making 18 starts.

A native of Bakersfield, Toth led Bakersfield Christian High School to a valley championship before joining the CSUB team. As a junior with the `Runners, Toth led the team in goals (6) and assists (4) while CSUB reset their Division I single-season winning percentage record in the process.

Toth also brings her coaching experience to her return to CSUB. The former striker provided individual training at Casillas Futbol Development in Bakersfield. On top of that, Toth has worked for Grindhaus Strength & Conditioning.

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