Head Coach – Jamie Peterson
Jamie Peterson – Men’s Soccer Head Coach
Coach Jamie Peterson has quickly developed a winning tradition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. One that has seen the Eagles become one of the top soccer college programs in the country.
Peterson, who owns a career mark of 73-23-11 (.73) and 45-11-6 (.77) mark for the men’s program since becoming the head men’s soccer coach at OKWU. Peterson has incorporated a style of play that is attacking-minded, leading the nation in total assists (85), (4.05 per game) and 2nd in total goals (93) in 2012.
His defensive strategies helped the Eagles to be ranked 2nd in the nation in total shutouts (12) in 2012. Oklahoma Wesleyan University set a school record with 19 wins in a season and finished with the best record in the country in 2012 at 19-1-1.
In all, Peterson has guided OWKU to 2 consecutive MCAC regular season championships, 2 consecutive MCAC Tournament titles and to two consecutive NAIA Tournaments. The Eagles have finished ranked in the NAIA Final Poll the last two years and the NCCAA Final Poll the last two years during Peterson’s leadership.
Peterson has won the MCAC Coach of the Year award 2 consecutive years. He was NCCAA Central Regional Coach of the Year in 2011.
OKWU has also produced 18 all-conference honorees since 2010 and has captured the MCAC Offensive Player of the Year award 2 times, MCAC Defensive Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year 2 times and Freshman of the Year 2 times since 2010. The Eagles have swept the league’s postseason awards in the last two years claiming Coach of the Year and Player of the Year (Offensive, Freshman and Newcomer of the Year) honors.