Joe Nick

 

Education

Truman State University. 1993-1997, History
Thomas Edison State College. 2012, BA History*

Coaching Licenses

USSF "B" License

Coaching Experience

2009-2011 Assistant Coach, Truman State University Men’s Team.

  • Emphasis on forwards/finishing.
  • NCAA Div II National Tournament 1st rd.
2006-2009 Naples SC. Trainer/Coach
  • ’93-’94 A Girls. U-10 to U-13. 7th-4th-1st in 3 years.
  • Trained numerous teams/individuals at club.
Gulf Coast High School Varsity Boys Coach
  • Improved win total each year, with 1st ever
  • District playoff win at school.
2002-2004 Newtown SA. Trainer/Coach
  • ’88-’89 A Girls. 6th to 4th in MAPS league.
  • EPYSA Indoor State Runner-Up 2003
2000 Council Rock United. Trainer/Coach
  • ’86 A Boys. EPYSA State Champs.
1997-2000. Holy Ghost Prep School. Assistant Coach - Varsity / Head Coach - Freshman Team
  • Led Freshman team to best record in school history. 

Awards

  • 2001-1996 Selected as USL National Player of the week 5X
  • 1996 MIAA League MVP
  • 1996 MIAA All-Regon selection
  • 1996 MIAA First Team
  • 1995 MIAA First Team

Playing Experience

Joe was a four-year letterwinner with the men's soccer program at Truman State University. He was a key member of two NCAA tournament squads (1993, 1995) and three MIAA championship teams (1994, 1995, 1996). He was named the league's MVP and an all-region selection following his senior season in 1996 and was a first-team pick in both 1995 and 1996.

Following his playing career at Truman, Nick joined the USL as a member of the Des Moines Menance in 1996. He moved to the Philadelphia Freedom in 1997 before joining the South Jersey Barons in 1999 for a successful three-year stint that included a national championship in his first season with the squad. Nick was also selected as the USL National Player of the Week five times between 1996-2001.

He finished his playing career with the Philadelphia Kixx of the MISL Professional Indoor league in 2001.