Neil Cagle returns as the head men’s soccer coach at Southwestern Christian University for the 2017 season.
Cagle, who originally came to SCU in 2009, will begin his third stint as head coach of the Eagles.
Since his first season in 2009, Cagle led the Eagles to a record of 75-35-5. During his six-year tenure, the Eagles have notched five double-digit win seasons, two seasons with at least 15 wins and one 20-win season.
Cagle led SCU to a 16-5 record in the program's inaugural season in 2009. The Eagles won the National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region title and the Association of Christian College Athletics national championship that season.
In 2010, Cagle led SCU to a program-high 20 wins and three losses. The Eagles won their second NCCAA Central Regional and appeared in the NCCAA National Tournament for the second straight season.
Cagle was selected as ACCA coach of the year in 2009, NCCAA central region coach of the year in 2009, 2010 and 2014. He was named Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference coach of the year in 2010.
Prior to arriving at SCU, Cagle proved himself to be a winner in sixteen seasons as a high school head coach. He posted a record of 148-37-4, at three different high schools, with six straight seasons in the state quarterfinals or better. He started soccer programs at Bethany High School and Deer Creek High School.
Record at SCU
Overall: 70-30-3 (.679)
Adam Bulter enters his second season as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Southwestern Christian University with an expanded role in plater development.
in addition to his role with the Eagles last season, which included coaching the SCU reserve team, Butler has coached at the hight school level at Putnam City West, Bishop McGuinness. He current serves as head boy’s soccer coach at Midwest City High School and a club coach for Norman Celtics.
Butler came to SCU as a player in 2012. During his career he was a first-team all-Sooner Athletic Conference performer twice and became SCU’s first NAIA all-American as a senior.
Butler was named team captain during the 2014 and 2015 seasons and led the Eagles to an NCCAA Central Region Tournament championship in 2014 and the SAC Tournament finals in 2015. SCU reached the NCCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championships in both seasons, reaching the semifinals in 2015.
Butler has also made over 40 appearances in the Premier Developmental League (PDL) for the Vermont Voltage, Laredo Heat SC and Mississippi Brilla.