ST. PETER, Minn. –?Mike Middleton, head men’s football coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, provides announced his retirement after eight seasons with the application.
“We would like to thank Mike designed for his contributions to the it will be possible soccer program and wish them nothing but the best as he enjoys retirement back home in The united kingdomt,” said Director connected with Athletics Tom Brown. “He has become a 2010 wonderful leader and teacher to our student-athletes, and his coaching job application speaks for itself.”
Middleton took over the actual men’s soccer team in 2010 and also within his first five seasons, the Gusties claimed a pair of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference frequent season championships (2012, 13) and two league playoff titles (This year, 14). After theseason, Middleton was privileged as the MIAC Coach of the Year. Besides two MIAC championships, Middleton guided your Gusties to three NCAA tournament appearances with and
The eighth head men’s basketball coach at Gustavus, Middleton posted a complete record of 98-38-14 and his 1994 victories rank second during the program’s history. He trained 12 players that acquired 22 All-Conference awards, two MIAC Most Valuable Players, five All-Americans, and about three CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
“Gustavus has been a wonderful experience, one that I will cherish through my life,” Middleton said. “I ought to thank the campus area for making me so welcome despite being an outsider. It has been a new delight to work in the Activities Department in particular, with this thanks to all the coaches because of their camaraderie.”
Middleton leaves the program equipped of strength with 8 starters returning from a workforce that posted a record of 13-6-0 overall and finished second in the MIAC having a 7-3-0 mark.
“Gustavus has a long along with proud men’s soccer past with a league best Age 14 MIAC regular season titles and we are committed to maintaining that formidable tradition,” stated Dark brown. “We will begin a national look for immediately with the hopes of getting a hire by early April.? This will allow our completely new coach to be a part of the non-traditional year or so and get to know our existing athletes and recruits.”