Quad City Eagles

Quad City Eagles

Quad City Eagles
Full name Quad City Eagles Football Club
Nickname(s) Eagles
Founded 2010
Stadium Lucken Field, Rock Island, Illinois
Ground Capacity 5,000
Head Coach Scott Mejia
League National Premier Soccer League
2013 1st, Central Division
Playoffs: TBD
Website Club home page

Quad City Eagles is an American soccer team based in Moline, Illinois, United States. Founded in 2010, the team made its debut in the Midwest Division of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in 2011.

History

Players

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 Tyler Cowherd
2 Derek Oelmann
3 McLean Johnson
4 Joe Frerichs
5 Nils Sundin
6 Kurt Albrecht
7 Max Muchow
8 Emlyn Jacoby
9 Kendrick Tyson
10 Kyle Yager
11 Tyler Holle
12 Jon Sandoval
13 Austin Otto
14 Mathew Haager
15 Sean Fidlow
No. Position Player
16 Jaime Castrejon
17 Michael Miniaci
18 Eduardo Garza
19 Thomas Catania
20 Scott Wallner
21 Steven Samuel
22 Jordan Collins
24 Tony Villasenor
25 Marco Torres
26 Graham Nugent
28 Jeff Varner
27 Willy Kappie
31 Alfredo Piedra
33 Nick Roman

Year-by-year

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2011 4 NPSL 2nd, Midwest Did not qualify Did not enter
2012 4 NPSL 3rd, Midwest-Central Did not qualify Did not qualify
2013 4 NPSL 1st, Midwest-Central Regional Finals Did not qualify
2014 4 NPSL 1st, Midwest-Central Qualified Did not qualify

Head coaches

In addition to his role with the Eagles, Scott is in his 12th year at Augustana College and the sixth as the head women's soccer coach. Highlights of Mejia's career include: •2009 CCIW Regular Season and Tournament Champions •2009 CCIW Coach of the Year, NCAA Div III Central Region Coach of the Year •2009 NCAA “Sweet Sixteen” Div III Tournament appearance •NCAA Div III Tournament 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010 •Winningest Coach in Augustana College history in Women’s soccer program •68 – 37- 6 Men’s Coaching Record •137 – 49 – 15 Women’s Coaching record Most impressively, In April 2004, Scott joined a select group of coaches who have earned the National “A” Coaching License from the United States Soccer Federation Coaching School when he passed the course in Carson, California. Only 1,500 coaches nationwide have earned an “A” license, including just 33 in Illinois and 10 in Iowa. He received his National “B” License in 2000 after gaining his “C” License in 1998.

Assistant coaches

A native of London, England, Jon graduated from Marycrest International University in Davenport, IA. While at Mary Crest, Jon played soccer and basketball for the Marauding Eagles. Coach Mannall joined St. Ambrose as an assistant women's soccer coach in 2002 before taking over the women's program in 2003. St. Ambrose University announced in March 2010 that Jon Mannall had been