Alex Collier | Graduate Assistant Coach
Alex Collier will be in his first year with the Defiance College men's soccer team in 2016 as an assistant coach.
Collier, a Shelbyville, Ind. native, graduated from Butler (Ind.) University in May of 2015 with degrees in human movement and health sciences education. Collier comes to Defiance after serving as an assistant coach at Millikin (Ill.) University for a year.
While at Millikin, Collier aided in the day-to-day operations of a collegiate soccer program that included helping with practices, creating team schedules and itineraries along with aiding in recruiting efforts. Prior to joining the Millikin staff, Collier was a coaching education intern with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) during the summer of 2015 where he took part in a number of duties that included serving as a liaison between instructors, host clubs and participants.
Collier's coaching experience began in 2011 as a volunteer coach for Shelbyville High School's junior varsity soccer team (2011-13). During his tenure, he assisted the head coach in daily tasks as well as design practice plans and drills for the junior varsity squad.
As a student at Butler, Collier served as a Student Manager of Soccer Operations.
While at Defiance, Collier will be working towards his masters in business administration and will graduate in May of 2018.