Greg Cathell
Centenary College
Greg Cathell
Head Coach
Centenary (LA)
Division 3

Greg Cathell begins his 3rd season as the Centenary Ladies Soccer Coach in 2019. He is the fifth coach in the history of Ladies soccer. Last season he lead the program to it's most wins in a season in nearly a decade (9). In only two years he has taken a program that had only averaged 4 wins a year the previous 5 years and turned it into a winner. In 2018, Ladies Soccer turned in its best season as a member of the SCAC with a 9-6 overall record and a 6-5 mark in conference action. The six wins to begin the season ties a program record for the best start to a season. The .667 winning percentage was the best in the NCAA Division III era while Centenary's four All-Conference players, juniors Emilee Byrd and Kyra Montes (First Team), junior Betzabet Bravo (Second Team), and freshman Kat Martinez (Honorable Mention) were the most All-Conference players for Centenary in more than 20 years. Cathell comes to Shreveport after one season as an assistant women's soccer coach at Siena, where he coached seven All-Conference Players, as well as the 2016 Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the year. The Saints finished the season with a 9-7-3 record and the second seed in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament, their highest seed in 12 seasons. For the 2014 and 2015 seasons, Cathell served as the head womens soccer coach at NCAA Division III Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. His teams excelled both on and off the pitch, as the Engineers boasted a 19-12-8 record in two seasons. Cathells squads also received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Academic Award both seasons, and he coached the first womens soccer Athletic and Academic All-American at Rensselaer. For four seasons prior to his stint with the Engineers, Cathell served as the assistant womens soccer coach and head recruiting coordinator at NCAA Division III Salisbury University. He helped recruit a freshmen class that went a combined 34-17-6 over three seasons, including two Regular Season Capital Athletic Conferences and two trips to the CAC Tournament Championship game, with one CAC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance. Cathell also recruited and coached the first Sea Gulls womens soccer player to earn CAC Rookie of the Year accolades. From 2003-08, Cathell coached soccer at Delmar High School in Delmar, Delaware, with stints as both the boys and girls head coach. In 2008, he garnered both the State of Delaware Coach and Small School Coach of the Year honors. Cathell was a four year NCAA Division I scholarship student athlete at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore and was named All-Conference and All-Tournament Team in 2003 and 2006. In 2006, he received the Team MVP Award for the Hawks. He graduated from UMES in 2009 with a degree in secondary education social studies concentration. Cathell received his Masters in post-secondary education from Salisbury in December of 2012. Cathell holds his national coaching diploma and advanced regional coaching diploma from the NSCAA. Greg and his wife, Mia, reside in Shreveport and are expecting their first child, Hope, in January 2018.