Flintham Named Nebraska Wesleyan Soccer Coach
LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Wesleyan University announced today the hiring of Tudor Flintham as the new soccer coach for the Prairie Wolves. He will serve as the head coach of both the men's and women's soccer programs.
Tudor Flintham comes to Nebraska Wesleyan from Minnesota where he has served as an assistant soccer coach at Saint John's University and College of Saint Benedict. He was the Associate Head Men's Soccer coach at Saint John's for five seasons leading the Johnnies to back-to-back MIAC Runner-up finishes. He was an assistant women's soccer coach at Saint Benedict for the past three seasons. He helped the Blazers to the 2013 MIAC Championship and a trip to the NCAA III Tournament.
Flintham was a captain of the Saint John's men's soccer team as a player where he guided the Johnnies to a MIAC Conference championship. As a player, he led the conference in both goals and assists and earned All-MIAC, Academic All-MIAC and All-Region honors in 2005. After growing up in the English academy system, Flintham came to the United States for the first time with The Saints F.C. where, as a player and coach, he won three consecutive USA Cups.
Prior to coaching at SJU/CSB, he spent the previous years working for the nationally-recognized FC Portland Academy in Portland, Ore., as a program director and head coach. He also served as head girls' soccer coach for Valley Catholic High School in Beaverton, Oregon where he became the most successful coach in school history in 2008. He was the 2008 and 2009 Oregon District One Coach of the Year as well as the NSCAAA 2008 Oregon High School State Coach of the Year. He holds a USSF National C License and FA coaching qualifications.
Nebraska Wesleyan was 8-6-3 overall in 2014 in women's soccer and 7-9-1 overall in men's soccer under interim coach Grant Johannes.