|Title:||Head Women's Soccer Coach|
Kevin Meek begins his first season as the Assumption College women's soccer head coach in 2013 after being named to the position on July 8, 2013.
Meek came to Assumption from Elms College (Mass.), where he guided the Blazers to four straight NECC Tournament appearances, including a league title and an NCAA Tournament berth in 2011. His teams posted an overall mark of 36-35-7, including an impressive 24-5-4 record in conference play. At Elms, he coached nine First Team All-Conference players, along with six Second Team players, two Honorable Mention All-NECC selections and one Goalkeeper of the Year.
Prior to his time at Elms, Meek spent four seasons as the associate head coach at Westfield State University (Mass.) from 2005-2009. In the 2008 season, he helped guide the Owls to a 15-5 overall record and the MASCAC league title as the team earned the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament bid.
Meek has been involved in coaching club soccer since 1996, including most recently as the director of player development and the head coach of the U10 and U11 girls teams for the Pioneer Valley Storm from 2010-2012. He has also been involved in the Olympic Development Program (ODP), serving as the assistant coach for the Massachusetts ODP U17 Boys from 2011-2012 and the assistant coach of the Massachusetts ODP U16 Girls currently.
In addition to his coaching experience, Meek was a successful player as he was a three-year member of the Division I Butler University (Indiana) men’s soccer team from 1991-1993. A native of Noblesville, Ind., he was a member of the Indiana All-State Team from 1989-1991 and an Indianapolis United U19 Premier player in 1990.
He earned his bachelor of arts degree in English from Butler in 1996, followed by his master’s degree in English from IUPUI in Indianapolis in 2004. He also earned his master’s of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2008.