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UIU Men's Soccer Camps

Head Coach Willie McGowan

Originally from Thornhill, Scotland, Coach McGowan now has over 16 years of collegiate coaching experience.  After his time as a collegiate soccer player at the NJCAA, NCAA DII, and NAIA levels, he has held head coaching positions at those same levels with his time at Iowa Central CC, William Penn, and now Upper Iowa.  Coach McGowan took over as the UIU Head Men’s Coach in July 2017, just prior to the 2017 season.  During his time at Upper Iowa the team has been ranked as high as 12th in the nation, maintained an Academic Team GPA above a 3.2, and coached 11 All-Conference players.

  • Beginning his third year as Upper Iowa head coach
  • 14 years of experience as a collegiate head coach
  • Coaching experience at youth, high school, and collegiate levels.
  • United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma
  • US Soccer National “D” License
  • NSCAA Central Region Coach of the Year
  • M.A. Sports Coaching and Athletic Administration