Scott Mejia
Augustana College
Scott Mejia
Head Coach
scottmejia@augustana.edu
Augustana College

Division 3


Mejia was the head coach of both the mens and womens programs starting in March of 2001, but in 2007 Mejia was freed up to concentrate solely on the womens team.   In the 2015 season, Mejia led the Vikings to their seventh NCAA Division III Tournament appearance since 2005 with a record of 15-5-1 and a second-place finish in the always tough College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin with a record of 4-2-1.  Mejia has earned the CCIW Coach of the Year award three times, in 2012, 2009 and 2006.   Augustana had 15 straight seasons with at least 10 victories under Mejia from 2001 through 2015 and the Vikings have not had a losing campaign under his tutelage.  Mejias team has missed qualifying for the CCIW tournament just one time in his tenure.   In a fantastic 2009 season, Mejia led his team to a school-record ledger of 20-2-1. Along the way Augustana won its first ever CCIW womens soccer title with a perfect 7-0 mark in league play. The Vikings also claimed the CCIW tournament with a 1-0 win over Illinois Wesleyan and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division III national tournament before the season ended with a 2-1 loss to Calvin in the sectional tournament. Mejia was named CCIW Coach of the Year and was also tabbed as the NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.   Mejia had the task of replacing a pair of head coaches who ended their Augustana careers as the winningest coaches in their respective sports. Krisan Steiger was the only womens coach in school history and she compiled a record of 78-63-10 from 1993 through 2000. Bob Estabrook was 82-45-10 from 1994-2000 as the mens coach.   In 16 seasons, Mejia has made his mark on the Viking soccer programs, compiling a record of 68-37-6 in six years with the men and 212-84-24  with the women. He is the winningest womens soccer coach at Augustana. The Viking men were 22-14-3 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin during that time frame, including a mark of 10-1-1 in a two year span of 2002 and 2003. In 2002, the Vikings won the first ever CCIW mens soccer title in school history when they earned a co-championship with Wheaton. The Augustana women have been terrific as well, compiling a 73-31-9 record in league play under Mejia.   Mejia came to Augustana after being the head coach of both the men and women at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was selected as the Coach of the Year in womens soccer in the Lake Michigan Conference after the 2000 season when he led Lakeland to a 12-9-1 overall record and an 8-3-1 mark in the league. The year before that (1999) the Muskies set a school record for victories in a single season with 13 and they finished eighth in NCAA Division III in scoring offense. His two-year record at Lakeland was 25-17-1 with the women and his mens teams were 11-27-2.  Prior to taking the head coaching position at Lakeland, Mejia was the assistant coach at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin from 1996-99. He has also coached at various clubs around the Milwaukee and Madison area.   Mejia graduated from Edgewood in 1997 with a 3.75 grade point average and a Bachelor of Science degree in English. While at Edgewood he was a three time all-conference performer and was the team MVP in 1993, the offensive MVP in 1994 and the defensive MVP in 1995. As a junior in 1994 he was an all Great Lakes Regional selection and twice was the Player of the Week. During his senior season he was named an NSCAA/Umbro All-Midwest selection. Twice he served as team captain.   In April of 2004 he 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. Scott is the father of three boys, Dylan (February 2004), Braeden (August 2006) and Ethan (October 2009). The family resides in Davenport, Iowa.    
SCOTT MEJIAS COLLEGIATE COACHING RECORD  
Scott Mejia begins his 17th year at Augustana in the fall of 2017 and his 11th season as the head womens soccer coach only. Mejia was the head coach of both the mens and womens programs starting in March of 2001, but in 2007 Mejia was freed up to concentrate solely on the womens team.   In the 2015 season, Mejia led the Vikings to their seventh NCAA Division III Tournament appearance since 2005 with a record of 15-5-1 and a second-place finish in the always tough College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin with a record of 4-2-1.  Mejia has earned the CCIW Coach of the Year award three times, in 2012, 2009 and 2006.   Augustana had 15 straight seasons with at least 10 victories under Mejia from 2001 through 2015 and the Vikings have not had a losing campaign under his tutelage.  Mejias team has missed qualifying for the CCIW tournament just one time in his tenure.   In a fantastic 2009 season, Mejia led his team to a school-record ledger of 20-2-1. Along the way Augustana won its first ever CCIW womens soccer title with a perfect 7-0 mark in league play. The Vikings also claimed the CCIW tournament with a 1-0 win over Illinois Wesleyan and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division III national tournament before the season ended with a 2-1 loss to Calvin in the sectional tournament. Mejia was named CCIW Coach of the Year and was also tabbed as the NCAA Division III Central Region Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.   Mejia had the task of replacing a pair of head coaches who ended their Augustana careers as the winningest coaches in their respective sports. Krisan Steiger was the only womens coach in school history and she compiled a record of 78-63-10 from 1993 through 2000. Bob Estabrook was 82-45-10 from 1994-2000 as the mens coach.   In 16 seasons, Mejia has made his mark on the Viking soccer programs, compiling a record of 68-37-6 in six years with the men and 212-84-24  with the women. He is the winningest womens soccer coach at Augustana. The Viking men were 22-14-3 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin during that time frame, including a mark of 10-1-1 in a two year span of 2002 and 2003. In 2002, the Vikings won the first ever CCIW mens soccer title in school history when they earned a co-championship with Wheaton. The Augustana women have been terrific as well, compiling a 73-31-9 record in league play under Mejia.   Mejia came to Augustana after being the head coach of both the men and women at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was selected as the Coach of the Year in womens soccer in the Lake Michigan Conference after the 2000 season when he led Lakeland to a 12-9-1 overall record and an 8-3-1 mark in the league. The year before that (1999) the Muskies set a school record for victories in a single season with 13 and they finished eighth in NCAA Division III in scoring offense. His two-year record at Lakeland was 25-17-1 with the women and his mens teams were 11-27-2.  Prior to taking the head coaching position at Lakeland, Mejia was the assistant coach at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin from 1996-99. He has also coached at various clubs around the Milwaukee and Madison area.   Mejia graduated from Edgewood in 1997 with a 3.75 grade point average and a Bachelor of Science degree in English. While at Edgewood he was a three time all-conference performer and was the team MVP in 1993, the offensive MVP in 1994 and the defensive MVP in 1995. As a junior in 1994 he was an all Great Lakes Regional selection and twice was the Player of the Week. During his senior season he was named an NSCAA/Umbro All-Midwest selection. Twice he served as team captain.   In April of 2004 he 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. Scott is the father of three boys, Dylan (February 2004), Braeden (August 2006) and Ethan (October 2009). The family resides in Davenport, Iowa.     SCOTT MEJIAS COLLEGIATE COACHING RECORD