Saturday, March 11, 2023 – 05:30 PM
SEWARD, Neb. – Most a short while ago the assistant mentor at NAIA member Lourdes College, Nick P. Smith has been tabbed the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Concordia College, Nebraska. Smith gets to be the eighth head coach in the history of the system. He can take more than an outfit that has won four GPAC championships due to the fact 2014.
Smith will officially get started his responsibilities on March 20. He envisions major a program that carries on to maintain itself to higher expectations from a standpoint of Christian values when contending for championships on the discipline.
Explained Nick Smith, “I am delighted to be named the Head Mentor of the Women’s Soccer System here at Concordia University, Nebraska. My relatives and I simply cannot wait around to get to Seward and are hunting forward to becoming a member of the Bulldog Neighborhood. From the excellent facilities on campus to the sustained concentrations of results in this software around the a long time, I think we have an prospect to build on people previous successes and come to be a highly competitive software – one capable of routinely challenging for convention and countrywide honors.”
The athletic management crew recognized Nick Smith as a soaring younger coach in the collegiate soccer circles. Director of Athletics Devin Smith stated, “We are pleased to welcome Mentor Nick Smith to the Bulldog Family members. Nick possesses intensive soccer understanding and experience and his eyesight aligns with that of the women’s soccer method, Bulldog Athletics, and Concordia College, Nebraska. We are assured in his talents to provide as a powerful Christian mentor, to recruit and develop gamers on the industry and in the classroom, and to foster meaningful relationships in the course of the campus and local community.”
Initially from Whitehouse, Ohio, Nick Smith possesses in depth encounter at the faculty and club stages. Smith had served Lourdes College due to the fact the summer season of 2019 as an assistant mentor for the two the men’s and women’s soccer courses. In his one particular year with the women’s application, Smith assisted the Grey Wolves split a university file for wins in a period and assert a victory at the convention tournament for the initial time at any time. In his assistant function, Smith concerned himself in all factors of the plan, like teaching classes, tactical breakdowns, recruiting, tutorial mentoring and lineup selections. The men’s method also broke its university history for wins in a time with Smith’s assist.
When at the same time coaching higher education soccer, Smith lent his skills as Associate Head Mentor of Toledo Villa FC (2019-2023) and Director of Coaching/Workers Mentor at Pacesetter Soccer Club (2021-2023). He assisted in the Pacesetter Soccer Club winning its first national championship. His experience also contains time invested as Head Mentor of the Royal Oak FC (2020-2021) and collegiate stops at NCAA Division II Chaminade University (2016-2018) as Assistant Men’s Soccer Mentor and University of Bridgeport (2012-13) as a graduate assistant.
As a collegiate college student-athlete, Smith played at both equally Chaminade and Bridgeport and was a group captain for both equally packages. He went on to enjoy in the USL League Two for the Indiana Invaders.
Smith owns Coaching/Scouting Licenses from the English FA and USSF and previously lent his knowledge as a soccer shade commentator for Buckeye Cable Sport Network. In his specialist vocation, Smith has also utilised his law degree as a training lawyer.
Smith is a 2011 graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a diploma in Intercontinental Political Economic climate and Diplomacy. He attained a Juris Physician degree in 2016 from the University of California, Hastings Higher education of the Regulation in 2016. Nick and his spouse Marcy have two daughters, Ellis and Andi, and a German Shepard named Achilles.
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