2015 Men's Soccer
Record: 2-1 Home: 1-0 Away: 1-1 Neutral: 0-0 WHAC: 0-0
Coaches
Mark Bell Image

Mark Bell is in his 18th season as the Men's Soccer Coach at Cornerstone University. In seventeen seasons with the Golden Eagles, Bell has compiled a 172-128-32 record (.566)

Coach Bell
Family: Wife: Catherine; Children: Zack and Josh
Alma Mater (Year): Illinois-Chicago
Other Occupation: Professor of Kinesiology at Cornerstone


Team Accomplishments
Three WHAC Championships (’06, ’11, ’12)
Two WHAC Tournament Championships (’03, ’06)
One MLS Draft Pick (Steve Herdsman – 17th overall)
11 NAIA Honorable Mention All-American selections

Individual Honors
Five-time WHAC Coach of the Year (’00, ’04, ’06, ’11, ’12)
Two-time WHAC Coach of Character (’07, ’11)

Prior to Cornerstone:
Assistant Coach for University of Mass/Boston…Assistant Coach for North Park College (Ill.)

 

Year

W

L

T

PCT.

WHAC

2014

6

12

1

.368

8th

2013

9

7

1

.588

5th

2012

14

3

2

.789

1st

2011

11

7

0

.611

1st

2010

8

8

2

.500

3rd

2009

9

7

3

.526

3rd

2008

5

11

2

.333

6th

2007

11

8

0

.578

2nd

2006

11

1

8

.750

1st

2005

13

6

1

.650

4th

2004

10

8

1

.526

3rd

2003

15

8

0

.782

2nd

2002

7

11

2

.400

4th

2001

12

7

2

.619

4th

2000

10

7

3

.600

 

1999

10

7

3

.600

4th

1998

11

10

1

.545

4th

Career

172

128

32

.566

 

 
Steve Herdsman Image
Steve Herdsman
Assistant Coach - 10th Season

Coach Herdsman
Family: Wife: Betsy; Children: Lindsey
Alma Mater: Cornerstone University

Team Accomplishments as Coach
Three WHAC Regular Season Championships (’06, ’11. ’12)
One WHAC Tournament Championship (’06)

Playing Experience
Played at Cornerstone…named WHAC Player of the Year in 2000…NAIA Honorable Mention All-American…Drafted No. 17 by Colorado Rapids (MLS)…also played for Columbus Crew

 
Brett Lile Image
Brett Lile
Assistant Coach - 10th Season

Coach Lile
Family: Wife: Beth; Children: Summer and Shelby
Alma Mater: Grand Rapids Baptist (’83)
Occupation: President of Shoreline Indoor Soccer Club

Coaching Experience: 
Western Michigan Christian HS – Assisted team to three MHSAA State titles

Playing Experience:
Played at Grand Rapids Baptist (now Cornerstone) and led team to Top-10 finishes in NCCAA

 
Kern Matthews
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
 
 
 
 
  • Aug. 31 - Men's Soccer vs Fisher College - W 7-0 - recap
  • Aug. 22 - Men's Soccer vs Goshen College - W 3-0 - recap
  • Aug. 19 - Men's Soccer vs Bethel College - L 1-0 - recap
  • Nov. 8 - Men's Soccer vs 17University of Northwestern Ohio - L 2-1 - recap