WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. – Williams Athletic Director Lisa Melendy has introduced that Steffen Siebert will function the Interim Head Males’s Soccer Coach for the upcoming season.
“Coach Siebert stood out amongst a powerful area of candidates for his deep information of, and fervour for, the sport of soccer and his teaching expertise at a wide range of ranges,” acknowledged Melendy. “I’m assured he’ll be capable of information this staff because it begins a brand new chapter within the historical past of Williams Soccer.”
“Many due to the members of the scholar search committee, Justin Adams, Ben Diffley, Will Felitto, Eli Petrik, and Rick Usami as their insights had been invaluable in serving to information the committee to a choice.”
“I wish to personally thank Lisa Melendy and the Search Committee for giving me the chance to characterize this prestigious and historic establishment,” mentioned Siebert. “Its fame for prime quality teachers and athletics is thought throughout the nation and it’s a nice honor to have the ability to lead the lads’s soccer program at Williams School.
“My spouse Tatum, daughter Adeline, and I are very excited to grow to be part of the Williams School household and searching ahead to constructing on the legacy that coach Mike Russo and coach Erin Sullivan and the entire wonderful student-athletes have established. I’m excited to get to Williamstown to fulfill different members of the school, Athletic Division, the staff in individual and get to work!”
Siebert arrives at Williams having served as the top coach of Atlantic Metropolis FC for the 2021 Nationwide Skilled Soccer League (NPSL) season. Atlantic Metropolis FC accomplished its first undefeated common season underneath Siebert incomes him Coach of the Yr honors and a remaining nationwide rating within the high 4.
He has additionally served as an Assistant Coach and Director of Skilled Participant Growth with Actual Salt Lake in Main League Soccer from December 2019 to January 2021.
At Actual Salt Lake Siebert deliberate and ready coaching classes, labored one on one with gamers which included video classes, devised set items, and supplied evaluation of upcoming opponents.
From December 2016 to December 2017 Siebert coached Hartford FC within the NPSL and guided Hartford FC to a championship recreation look.
“Steffen is an incredible coach,” acknowledged Justen Glad a member of the U.S. Nationwide Crew and a participant for Actual Salt Lake. “He has nice tactical information and explains issues completely and effectively. He pays consideration to the small print of the sport, which is what is required on the highest ranges of the sport of soccer. He connects with gamers on a private stage and as a coach and is at all times there for questions of any kind.”
Siebert can be a U.S. Soccer and UEFA ‘A’ License coach. He’s the youngest ‘A’ License
Teacher within the U.S.
On the collegiate stage Siebert spent six seasons as the top males’s soccer coach at Springfield School from 2012 – 2017, the place he compiled a file of 80-28-14 (.713). Siebert’s 2016 staff gained the NEWMAC Match and compiled a file of 18-2-1, whereas his 2017 staff gained the NEWMAC common season title and common a file of 15-1-3.
In his final three seasons at Springfield Siebert gained a NEWMAC or regional title annually, produced the 2016 NEWMAC Participant of the Yr, the primary ever All-American, and the primary COSIDA Tutorial All-American.
Siebert earned a Bachelor of Science Diploma in Train Science, Psychology and Enterprise and Advertising and marketing from Missouri Valley School in 2009. In 2010 he earned a Grasp of Science Diploma in Psychology from Springfield School specializing in Athletic Counseling. In 2017 he earned a Doctoral diploma in Sports activities Management from Concordia College.