Molly Bancroft


Mens Soccer Coach Nick Carlin-Voigt celebrates with his son after a home game win against CSUN

‘One team, one goal, one family’

From the moment five year-old Nick Carlin-Voigt stepped onto a soccer pitch for the first time, it was a match made in heaven. Not one to sit on the sidelines at such a young age, Carlin-Voigt instantly got hooked on the sport. This passion followed him throughout his college journey — and a stint in a professional career — before eventually landing him here as the men’s soccer head coach on The Bluff.

Kayla Adams wins a header in a game against UC Irvine.

Pump Up With the Pilots

For some athletes, music can make or break a workout. It can motivate, energize or even calm someone down after a workout. But what about athletes, who seem like they’re in the gym every day to prepare for their next match? The Beacon spoke to student athletes currently in season to see how music influences each of them as players and to get their best workout song recommendations.