Ted Awana was hired as Wake Tech Community College's head men's soccer coach February of 2017. Awana a 2010 graduate of Campbell University, comes to Wake Tech from Louisburg College where he was an assistant coach for six seasons. He also serves as the Boys Technical Director for Neuse River Futbol Association, a youth soccer club located in Clayton/Knightdale, North Carolina.
During six season at Louisburg College Awana helped guide the Hurricanes to four regional titles, three district championships, and three national tournament appearances. In 2012 the Hurricanes were national tournament finalist receiving their only loss of the season in the tournament final in overtime.
In 2015 Louisburg won its program's first national championship defeating Tyler Junior College 1-0 in overtime. During his time at Louisburg the Hurricanes achieved an overall record of 106-19-4. Respectively, Awana coached numerous NJCAA and NSCAA All-Americans the majority continued their education and soccer careers at NCAA DI universities.
As a student-athlete Awana spent two years at Louisburg College prior to transferring to Campbell University. Awana earned his bachelor's degree in exercise sport science in 2010 from Campbell and is in process of completing his masters degree in recreation sports science from Ohio University.
Awana holds his USSF 'D' license and will be pursuing his C in the near future. He also served on summer staff at UNC and NC State boys' soccer camps.