Women's Soccer & Asst. Track & Field Coach
Kim enters his 10th season as head coach of the women’s soccer program at Middlebury. In that time, he has taken the team to five NCAA Tournaments as well as appearing in the NESCAC Tournament for all nine years. The Panthers have advanced to the NESCAC finals three times in his tenure, taking home the title in ’06. Kim owns a career record of 102-37-18 over nine seasons.
The four-time NESCAC Coach of the Year led his squad to a 13-4-2 mark in ’11, advancing to the NCAA Sectionals. The following season, the Panthers earned a 13-1-1 mark, taking part in the NCAA Regional finals. The team has also advanced to the NCAA Sectionals on three occasions under Kim.
Kim joined the Middlebury staff in the fall of '03 as the top assistant coach. He was involved with all aspects of the program including practice preparation, recruiting and scouting. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program holding both the USSF "A" License and NSCAA Premier Diploma, and over 10 years of coaching at the college, club and high school, and youth levels.
He played college soccer at the University of Vermont from 1989-92. Later he earned his master’s degree in Public Administration, and was awarded the prestigious Marshall E. Dimock Award for Academic Excellence and Professional Leadership. He is also an Associate National Staff Member for the NSCAA, and a Regional Staff Coach for the Region 1 Olympic Development Program. He continues to travel extensively in the name of soccer, studying player development systems around the world including Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and the Netherlands.
Kim has two decades of high level coaching and administrative experience and has been involved with several soccer organizations throughout the state. In 2001 he was honored with the "Outstanding Contributor to Youth Soccer" award by the Vermont Soccer Coaches Association. That year, he co-founded the Vermont Amateur Soccer League, to raise the level of adult play while developing a unique soccer mentoring program to connect adult and youth teams in the area. Currently he directs Capital Soccer, a soccer education organization in Central Vermont, and is Director of Coaching and Player Development for Capital Soccer Club.