Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Meehl steps down as Drexel coach
November 28th, 2009 7:15AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[COACHING MOVES] Philadelphia soccer legend Lew Meehl has stepped down as Drexel men's coach after 17 years. The former Temple All-American and Philadelphia Atom has coached at the Division I level at Philadelphia Textile and Drexel for a combined 26 years with a 236-202-54 record.

"For the last 40 years as a player and a coach, soccer has been a huge part of my life," Meehl said. "I feel the time has come for me to devote more time to my family and my grandchildren. It has been a great experience at Drexel. The commitment of our athletic administration has been exceptional. My assistant coaches, Woody Hartman and Rick Tompkins, were a big part of the success we have had here at Drexel."

Meehl was a five-time Philadelphia Soccer Six Coach of the Year. In 2009, the Dragons had 5-12-1 record and went undefeated in Soccer Six play to earn a share of the league title.

Meehl was a three-time All-America midfielder at Temple and enjoyed an 11-year professional soccer career highlighted by a 1973 championship season as a member of the NASL Atoms. He's a former player-coach for the MISL's Philadelphia Fever.

MEN'S DEPARTURES
Army Kurt Swanbeck
Detroit Morris Lupenec
Drexel Lew Meehl
Manhattan Michael Swanwick
Syracuse Dean Foti (job listing)
VCU Tim O'Sullivan (job listing)
Xavier Dave Schureck
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Jon Coleman



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[SCHEDULE: Sunday] The NCAA Division I Men's Tournament continues with second-round action on Sunday. The 16 ...
Hokies prevail in 4-3 overtime thriller over Hoyas    
[VIRGINIA TECH-GEORGETOWN: Women] In 2013, Virginia Tech was a No. 1 regional seed and reached the ...
Red Raiders rally to move into final 16 for first time    
[TEXAS TECH-AUBURN: Women] Texas Tech moved into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Tournament for ...
Dorrance's overtime moves prove Worth-while    
[NORTH CAROLINA-COLORADO: Women] Despite a huge edge in shots -- 22-2 on the night -- No. ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Friday] Form held on Friday as all 15 seeds still alive won their second-round games. ...
Cougars' improbable season continues    
[NORTHWESTERN-SIUE: Men] SIUE went through two coaching changes in the offseason and it showed as the ...
Buckeyes prevail after 15-round shootout    
[OHIO STATE-AKRON: Men] The bone-chilling cold made it all the more unbearable for the fans at ...
Golden Grizzlies stun Wildcats with second-half goals    
[KENTUCKY-OAKLAND] Two goals in the first 15 minutes of the second half lifted Oakland to a ...
Beavers gain first postseason victory in 27 years    
[OREGON STATE-DENVER: Men] It took 27 years, but Oregon State captured its first NCAA Division I ...
Walls sends Wisconsin past unbeaten DePaul    
[WISCONSIN-DEPAUL Women] Senior forward Cara Walls scored two first-half goals -- her  team-leading 13th and 14th ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives