June 27, 2007
USI women's soccer selects assistant coach
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana Department of Athletics announced the hiring of women's soccer Assistant Coach Mark Kennedy. Kennedy will assist USI Head Coach Krissy Engelbrecht in all aspects of the program.
Kennedy is entering his first season as the assistant women's soccer coach for USI. He joins the USI program after seven years of coaching at various age levels in club soccer for Evansville United and Evansville Blitz.
Kennedy, who currently coaches the Blitz 97 girls team and serves on the board of the Evansville Blitz in the capacity of boy's coaching director and program director, helps the development of boy's youth teams as well as working with Krissy Engelbrect in forming training sessions for all kids within the club.
Prior to coaching in Evansville, Kennedy was the head girl's soccer coach for Calloway County High School for three seasons in Murray, Kentucky. He led CCHS to its first ever victories over cross-town rival Murray High School and to a regional berth for only the second time in the history of the program.
CCHS also compiled season records for wins, goals, and shutouts while Kennedy coached the team.
Kennedy played collegiately for Georgetown College (Georgetown, Kentucky) where he was a team co-captain as a freshman and junior. He also coached numerous teams in the Lexington, Kentucky, area during his playing days at Georgetown.
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information