Clinton, S.C. – Head coach Jonathan Potter announced the hiring of two new assistant coaches Monday afternoon. Matthew Cureton will be an assistant coach with recruiting responsibilities while Evan Rogers is a new volunteer assistant coach.
Cureton is a 2015 graduate of Lees McRae College with 65 appearances and 59 starts during his career at Lees McRae. He has been coaching since 2012 as a camp counselor, youth club coach, and will be working with South Carolina ODP this year. From January – May of 2016 he worked as an assistant coach with Lees McRae College. He worked with the day-to-day operations, training with the team and assisted in recruiting efforts for the program.
Rogers, a member of the West Virginia Chaos of the USL/PDL, will be the volunteer assistant coach. Playing for Spartanburg Methodist in 2012 he finished ninth in the country in goals against average, allowing only .87 goals. Since 2014 he has been the goalkeeper coach for Christ Church, from the fall of 2016 through the spring of 2017 he was the Furman United head coach for the ’04 and ’05 boys and will be taking over as the head coach for the ’00 boys this fall.
“We are delighted to have Matthew and Evan join our staff,” said Coach Potter. “Both are very hard working young coaches that we feel add to the experience of the student-athletes at Presbyterian College. Along with Assistant Coach Flo Liu, we feel we have assembled a staff that will develop great people and help us reach our goals of conference and national success.”
The 2017 men’s soccer season begins on Friday, August 11th with an exhibition match at Georgia Southern.