Brock Named NSCAA East Region Coach of the Year

Published on
December 14, 2015

Brock Named NSCAA East Region Coach of the YearUnion College head men's soccer coach Tyler Brock is the 2015 NSCAA East Region Coach of the Year, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced recently.

Brock guided the Bulldogs to arguably their best season in program history, going 17-2-4 overall and winning the Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament. The conference tournament title was a first in program history while the 17 wins equal the 2000 team's win total when Union finished 17-5-0.

Brock recently completed his 13th season at the helm of the Union College men's soccer team, leading it to its best season in program history.

Union qualified for the NAIA National Championship Tournament for the first time in program history this season, advancing to the round of 16 before falling 2-0 to eventual national champion University of Rio Grande (Ohio).

In addition to tying the program mark for wins, Union set a number of other program records this season, including best winning percentage (0.826), fewest losses in a season (2), fewest goals allowed in a season (17), lowest goals-against average for a season (0.73) and most shutouts for in a season (12). 

Brock owns a 110-113-22 overall record as the Union men's soccer coach. He also coached the Union women's soccer team in 2003 and holds a combined collegiate coaching record of 124-119-24.

By virtue of being a region coach of the year, Brock is on the ballot for the NSCAA National Coach of the Year, which will be announced Wednesday, Dec. 16.