Head coach Ian Woodhead and the SCC coaching staff have guided the Santiago Canyon Hawks to back-to-back State Championships finishing 2019 with a 19-3-2 record. The Hawks finished the 2018 season as State Champions with a perfect 24-0 record, and have now been to the State Final Four 10 times in the last fourteen years, also winning in 2009. The Hawks won the first State Championship in the college's history in 2006 and have been crowned Academic State Champions in 2005, 2006, 2010 and 2012.
Woodhead and his staff were named National and Regional Staff of the Year in 2019 and 2018, and Woodhead was Southern California Coach of the Year in 2017, and 2016. He was 'Orange Empire Conference Coach of the Year' in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2004 and 2002. Woodhead also won the 'Faculty Excellence Award' for Santiago Canyon College in 2007, and was a Nominee for Orange County Community College Teacher of the Year in 2010. In addition, Woodhead has won a Community College State and National Championship (1999), two West-Coast Regional State ODP Championships (1999, 2005) and 2 C.I.F Championships (1996, 2000) in his coaching career. In 2000 he was named CIF Division 3 Coach of the Year.
Woodhead has been involved in Coaching Education for over 25 years, conducting local license certifications for coaches. Woodhead earned his USSF A License in 1995 and has been working as a USSF National Coaching License Instructor since 2009. He holds a Master's degree in Education (emphasis Physical Education), a California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology.
Woodhead and his wife Katja have two children Malena and Lucas.