Men’s Soccer at ODU

ODU Men's Soccer Team, 1972
ODU Men’s Soccer Team, 1972

Men’s Soccer has been played at Old Dominion University (ODU) since the 1970s. Since 1991, the home of the men’s soccer team is the ODU Soccer Complex located off 43rd Street.

History

While intramural soccer has been at ODU since the 1960s, intercollegiate soccer did not take off until 1969. In 1997, Alan Dawson became the head coach of the men’s soccer team and has taken them to 12 NCAA tournaments and amassed 262 wins.

Head Coaches

Ron Edwards and Dane Bacilac (1969)

Steve Cottrell (1970-1971)

Gunther Dietz (1972-1977)

Bill Killen (1978-1983)

Mike Berticelli (1984-1989)

Ralph Perez (1990-1995)

Bob Warming (1996)

Alan Dawson (1997-2023)

Resources

  1. Intercollegiate Athletics Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.
  2. Old Dominion University Photographic and Multimedia Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

References

  1. Old Dominion University Athletics Website, Old Dominion University, accessed 2023 March 22.
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