July 27, 2013
For the past 20 years, soccer in this region has been defined by two teams and the two coaches who have led those programs. Battle Mountain’s Dave Cope, left, and Steamboat’s Rob Bohlmann have created a dynamic soccer culture while cultivating a unique rivalry.
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Soccer on the Western Slope has been defined by the two mountain schools. Without Steamboat, Battle Mountain wouldn’t have reached the success it enjoyed in 2012. Without Battle Mountain’s resurgence, there is no rivalry. At the heart of the competition for the past 20 years have been Dave Cope and Rob Bohlmann