Pat Atwell, AD at Drury Resigns

Pat Atwell, Drury AD, at soccer match in 2010

Pat Atwell, Drury’s Director of Athletics for the past seven years, has resigned from his position to pursue other interests, the university announced on Tuesday. Atwell has overseen the DU Athletics department since 2007, after serving in the same capacity at fellow Great Lakes Valley Conference member Quincy (Ill.) University. In Atwell’s time at Drury, […]

Drury Panthers Return To National Polls


Via – Off to a 6-1-1 start to the season, the Drury men’s soccer Panthers cracked the national Top 25 for the first time in three seasons when they made their debut at No. 19 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll released Tuesday. Coach Ryan Swan’s Panthers were fueled into the […]

Jesse Miech Named Head Coach at Illinois-Springfield

Jesse Miech, Missouri State (2006)

From the State-Register Journal in Springfield, IL comes news that Jesse Miech has been named the men’s head soccer coach at the University of Illinois Springfield. UIS is a D2 program that competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference which will bring Jesse to Springfield, MO every other year. He is the second former regional […]

Ryan Swan Named Regional Coach of the Year by NSCAA

First-year head coach Ryan Swan was named the North/Central Region Coach of the Year and a trio of Panthers earned All-Academic honors at the recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America convention. Junior defenders Grant Bowden and Blake Wilson were named to the Second Team All-Region for their academic prowess, while senior defender Jake Allison […]

Wm Jewell Cardinals Join Great Lakes Valley Conference


INDIANAPOLIS – The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) announced on Wednesday that William Jewell College has been admitted to the Conference bringing the league’s membership to 16 institutions. The addition of William Jewell was unanimously approved by the GLVC Council of Presidents at the Oct. 6 meeting. William Jewell will officially become a GLVC member […]