In 2011, the Knights again reached the conference tournament and Artist had three players named All-Conference, two Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District honorees and one NSCAA Academic Honorable Mention All-Region selection. In 2012, the Orange and Black had three First-team All-Conference honorees.
Kirk Artist enters his fourth year at the helm of the men’s soccer program. Artist became Wartburg’s third full-time men’s soccer head coach in June of 2010. In his first season at the helm, Wartburg shared conference championship honors, reached the final round of the 2010 IIAC tournament and earned an NSCAA Team Academic award.