Story courtesy of Schreiner University Sports Information
KERRVILLE, Texas -- Schreiner University has named Casey Collins the next head coach of the Mountaineers' men's soccer program.
Collins comes to Schreiner after spending three years as an assistant coach with the University of Houston-Victoria soccer program. UH-V was 34-13-3 the last three seasons with three consecutive trips to the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) tournament. This past season, UH-V won the RRAC Championship and advanced to the NAIA national tournament.
Prior to UHV, Collins spent three seasons as the assistant coach at Shoreline Community College. While at Shoreline, Collins helped the program to an overall record of 32-20-10 and two NWAC quarterfinal appearances. Before his stint at SCC, he spent a season working with the goalkeepers for the Bellevue College men’s soccer program.
In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Collins also served as the associate head coach of the Snohomish Skyhawks during the 2014/2015 season. The Skyhawks are a member of the PASL, a nationally ran semi-professional indoor soccer league.
He also spent four years as an assistant coach for the Bishop Blanchet High School girls’ varsity soccer program and two with the Shorewood High Schools boys’ varsity program. Both programs made multiple state appearances during his time with each team. He was also a member of the coaching staff for Seattle United youth soccer club, one of the largest youth clubs on the West Coast.
A native of Seattle, Washington, Collins graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2011 with a B.A. in Urban Planning. After graduating he went on to play professionally with the Kitsap Pumas where he was a member of the 2011 PDL National Champions. He also spent five seasons playing and coaching in the PASL. He currently holds his USSF National “C” license, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, as well as his NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping license.
Director of Athletics, Bill Raleigh is excited to welcome Coach Collins to the Mountaineer family.
“Coach Collins will be a great addition to our athletics program. He brings a wealth of coaching experience at several levels as well as great recruiting connections in the state of Texas.”
Coach Collins and his wife, Ana will be relocating to the Kerrville for the start of the spring semester.