2012 Men's Soccer
Record: 14-3-2 Home: 7-1-2 Away: 7-2 Neutral: 0-0 WHAC: 10-1
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Mark Bell
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 15th Season
616-222-1425

Email: mark.bell@cornerstone.edu

Mark Bell enters his 15th season as the Men's Soccer Coach at Cornerstone University. In thirteen seasons with the Golden Eagles, Bell has compiled a 142-107-27 record while coaching 1 MLS draft pick, 10 NAIA All-American-HM selections, 12 All-Region selections, 3 WHAC Players of the Year, 27 All-Conference honorees and 12 Academic All-Americans. Bell has been named WHAC Coach of the Year on four occasions (2000, 2004, 2006, and 2011) and Champions of Character Coach of the Year two occasions (2007 and 2011).

Prior to coming to Cornerstone, Bell spent 3 seasons as an Assistant Coach at the University of Mass/Boston (95-97). He helped the Beacon's to their only ECAC New England Tournament appearance with a 13-5-2 record. Bell also served as an Assistant Coach for North Park College in Chicago, Ill (87-90). Highlights include helping program go from a 2-14 season to 2 winning seasons and appearances in CCIW Conference playoff finals.

Bell attended Wheaton College (79-83) where he made two NCAA tournament appearances and played under NSCA Hall of Fame Coach Joe Bean. He also competed abroad in Europe with Lay Witness for Christ. In addition to his coaching duties, he teaches as an adjunct for the Kinesiology Department at Cornerstone. He has also taken the men's program on mission's trips to the Ukraine, Brazil, Dominican Republic and most recently to Zambia.

Mark and his wife Catherine, have two sons Zack and Josh. Catherine is a professor for Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.

 
 
 
Men's Soccer Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
0Taylor BenaventeFRGK6-0165Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
1Kyle BreckanSRGK6-0165Tower Lakes, Ill.Barrington H.S.
2Diego BobadillaSOM5-6125Holland, Mich.Holland H.S.
3Matt WisenFRM5-7145Grand Haven, Mich.Western Michigan Christian H.S.
4Regan BillingsFRD5-9155Wichita, Kan.Trinity Academy
5Ryan BriggsFRM5-8150Grand Haven, Mich.Western Michigan Christian H.S.
6Nate WeflenJRM5-6135Hudsonville, Mich.Freedom Christian H.S.
7Tristan EspritSOM5-11170Toronto, OntarioPope John Paul II H.S.
8Mark RougasFRD5-7145Wheaton, Ill.Wheaton Academy
9Jacob StankoSRF6-0170Holly, Mich.Oakland Christian H.S.
10Matt OsorioSRM5-6140Brampton, OntarioSt. Joseph Secondary School
11Brian NimmoSRM5-7150Livonia, Mich.Southfield Christian H.S.
12Brian WierengaSRM5-8140Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Christian H.S.
13Chris BuitenhuisSOD5-10175Grand Haven, Mich.Grand Valley State University
14Richard MoylanJRF6-0165Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
15Isaac GrotenhuisSRF5-11170Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
16Josh RimelSRM5-11165Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
17Ian TaylorSOM5-10155Delano, Minn.Delano H.S.
18Jordan WilsonSRD5-10165Mississauga, OntarioOur Lady of Mount Carmel
19Tyler MitchellSRM5-7145Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield H.S.
20Doug SjoerdsmaSRD6-1175Grandville, Mich. Tri-Unity Christian H.S.
21Jesse PipeJRF6-3185Ypsilanti, Mich.Washtenaw Chr. Academy
22Trevor HuntSRD5-11170Rockford, Mich.Rockford H.S.
23Brice SnellinkSRM5-10195Belmont, Mich.Northpointe Christian H.S.
24Shell EnnsSRM5-11150Clinton, Miss.Hinds Community College
25Mark KunnenJRD6-0175Rockford, Mich.Rockford H.S.
26Justin SchoepkeSRM5-6145Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Christian H.S.
27Brandon DetweilerSOD5-10150Delano, Minn.Delano H.S.
Mark Bell - Head Coach - 15th season
Steve Herdsman - Assistant Coach - 7th season
Brett Lile - Assistant Coach - 7th season
Jerry Duckworth - Assistant Coach - 4th season
Chip Huber - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
 
 
 
  • Nov. 8 - Men's Soccer vs 17University of Northwestern Ohio - L 1-2 - recap
  • Nov. 1 - Men's Soccer vs Indiana Institute of Technology - W 1-0 (OT) - recap
  • Oct. 29 - Men's Soccer vs Cleary University - W 4-0 - recap
  • Oct. 25 - Men's Soccer vs Marygrove College - L 1-2 (2OT) - recap
  • Oct. 22 - Men's Soccer vs 4Davenport University - L 1-2 - recap
  • Oct. 18 - Men's Soccer vs University of Michigan-Dearborn - W 3-0 - recap
  • Oct. 15 - Men's Soccer vs Lawrence Technological University - L 0-2 - recap
  • Oct. 11 - Men's Soccer vs 19University of Northwestern Ohio - L 0-6 - recap
  • Oct. 8 - Men's Soccer vs Madonna University - L 1-2 - recap
  • Oct. 4 - Men's Soccer vs Concordia University - L 1-3 - recap