Sunday, February 24, 2019
Detroit Country Day School
22305 W 13 Mile Rd.
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
The clinic is free of charge for all current members. However, for planning purposes, please complete the form below if you plan on attending the AGM and/or Clinic: REGISTER
Guest Clinician – Ryan Souders, Calvin College, Mens Head Coach
Ryan Souders just completed his 7th season as the head coach of Calvin College.
|2012||16-4-1||12-1-1 1st *||NCAA First Round|
|2013||14-5-1||12-2-0 1st||MIAA Finals|
|2014||18-2-3||14-0-0 1st *||NCAA Second Round|
|2015||24-1-1||14-0-0 1st *||NCAA Semifinals|
|2016||23-3-0||13-1-0 1st *||NCAA Finals|
|2017||21-1-1||13-0-1 1st*||NCAA Third Round|
|2018||21-1-0||7-0-0 1st *||NCAA Finals|
|Total||138-17-7||85-4-2||* MIAA Tournament Champs|
A native of Wheaton, Illinois, Souders is a 2003 Wheaton Academy Graduate and a 2007 graduate of Wheaton College. Heading into the 2018 season, Souders has produced a record of 138-17-7 (.866) that includes seven MIAA regular season crowns, six MIAA Tournament titles and six trips to the NCAA Division III Tournament. During his time at Calvin, he has also coached 11 players in Nick Holtrop, Travis Vegter, Sean Broekhuizen, Niko Giantsopoulos, Nick Groenewold, Stephan Hooker, Trent Vegter, Nate Van Ryn, Bobby McCaw, Matt Hinds and Jacob Witte who have received Division III All-America honors.
The Knights advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2017. Calvin held the No. 1 ranking in the USC rankings for five weeks. The Maroon and Gold won the MIAA with a record of 13-0-1 and defeated Trine and Adrian to win the MIAA Tournament.
Souders helped lead the Knights to the NCAA Division III Tournament finals for the third time in program history in 2016, where the Knights were edged in double-overtime by Tufts. The Knights finished the season with a 23-3 record and won the MIAA with a 13-1 record. Calvin won the MIAA tournament title with a victory over Alma.
In 2015, Souders led Calvin to its first 20-win campaign as the Knights captured the MIAA regular season crown with a 14-0-0 conference record and then won the MIAA Tournament title with wins over Hope and Alma. He would help lead the Knights to the third-ever NCAA semifinals in school history, where the Knights would finish the year with a 1-0 loss to Loras College in Kansas City, Missouri. The Knights finished the 2015 NCAA III Tournament with an overall record of 24-1-1. In addition, Souders helped Calvin gain its first No. 1 national ranking in the NSCAA Division III Top 25 poll since 2010. Souders was named the Division III Men’s Soccer Central Region Coach of the year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.