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Walters named Thiel College men’s soccer head coach


Walters named Thiel College men’s soccer head coach

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Director of Athletics Amy Schafer recently announced the hiring of Zack Walters as Thiel College’s men’s soccer head coach.

Walters was named the interim head coach of the program on Oct. 8, 2020. He served as the assistant coach for the team during the 2019 season.

“I am excited and looking forward to helping grow the culture that we have built at Thiel,” Walters said. “I hope to lead a program where our student-athletes strive for excellence on and off the field. Our goal is for them to leave their mark during their four years. If they can look back with pride on their growth and accomplishments, then I will consider that a success.”

A 2018 graduate of Presidents’ Athletic Conference member Westminster College, Walters earned four letters and was a two-year co-captain for the Titans. Walters scored 12 goals and handed out 10 assists for a total of 34 points during his collegiate career. He was a two-time All-PAC selection, including Second Team accolades in 2017.

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and graduate programs in, Business Administration, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Communication and Leadership, Physician Assistant and Speech-Language Pathology. All of Thiel College’s master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce outstanding graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to diversity and inclusion. The College combines tradition with innovation as it honors its past and celebrates its future.

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