Neil Jones, who has spent the last three seasons as the associate head coach at Northwestern University, was named head coach of the Loyola University Chicago men’s soccer program on December 20, 2012. In addition to helping the Wildcats to back-to-back Big Ten Conference titles and NCAA Tournament appearances during his stay in Evanston, Ill., the Auckland, New Zealand native helped UC Santa Barbara to the 2006 national championship as an assistant coach for the Gauchos.