Head women's soccer coach Scott Stan is in his ninth year at the helm of the Trojan program in the fall of 2016.
Stan has amassed a 159-119-28 record in 16 years at the collegiate level and a record of 337-188-48 overall across different levels of the sport. At the helm of the Taylor women’s soccer program, Stan has a 78-58-14 record, placing him No. 1 all-time in wins at Taylor for a head coach. Stan also holds the NSCAA National Diploma, Advanced National Diploma, GK1 Diploma and GK2 Diploma
A fifteen-year veteran at the college level, Stan was named Heartland Athletic Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year in three of the his eight seasons at Manchester University. During his stint at Manchester, Stan led the Spartans to the NCAA Division III National Tournament twice.
Stan has served as an assistant coach with the Chicago Gaels professional team and has also been affiliated with USA Athletes International, coaching eight different U.S. teams in Australia, Peru, Italy, and Costa Rica.
At Taylor, Stan has led two soccer missions trips. In 2010, the women traveled to South Africa during the FIFA World Cup, where the team ministered through clinics and games. In the summer of 2013, the Trojans took a similar trip to Costa Rica, working with school children at soccer clinics and sharing testimonies after games.
Picking up soccer as a five-year old in England, Stan continued his soccer playing career in high school, and later became the all-time leading scorer at Trinity Christian College with 86 goals in 72 matches. Stan was a three-time NCCAA All-American and was later honored by being inducted into the TCC Athletic Hall of Fame.
In addition to his coaching and playing experience in soccer, Stan has been assigned duties as an Assistant Athletics Director and currently directs the student-athlete academic support program at Taylor University.
Stan's wife, Patricia, is a member of Taylor's faculty in the chemistry department.
The 2016 season is the first for Alyssa Krause as an assistant coach for the Taylor women’s soccer program.
Krause spent the previous two seasons in the same position at Huntington University. One year prior to coaching at Huntington, she assisted both the Huntington North High School soccer team and the Hoosier Futball Club team.
Krause sported a Forester soccer uniform for three years before graduating from Huntington in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health.
Krause resides in Wabash, Indiana and is a physical education teacher in the Southwood school system.