Randy is in his 14th year as the head coach for the women's soccer program at Cornerstone University. Coach Strawser came to Cornerstone from Westmont College (Calif.) where he served as an instructor of kinesiology and assistant soccer coach for the men's program from 1992 to 2000. Randy was head men's soccer coach at Mount Olive College (N.C.) from 1986-92.
Strawser is a 1984 graduate of Coker College (S.C.) where he earned his bachelor's degree in physical education. Strawser was an National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-South player and was named Athlete of the Year his senior year at Coker. He earned his M.A. in health and physical education from Appalachian State University (N.C.) in 1986. He served as graduate assistant on the men's soccer team that won the Southern Conference title in 1985. Strawser holds the Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the "B License" from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Strawser was named Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Coach of the Year in 2003, 2006, and 2010. He was also voted Region VIII Coach of the Year in 2007. Coach Strawser has led the Golden Eagles into the NAIA Regional Tournament four times. He led the Golden Eagles to the NAIA Region VIII Championship and to their first NAIA National Championship in 2007. He has been named WHAC Soccer Coach of Character three times (2007, 2008, and 2009) and as name WHAC Coach of Character in 2012.
"I want to put together the best team that we possibly can with players that want to represent Christ both on and off the field. I desire for our players to grow academically, athletically and spiritually while they are in the program."
Randy is married to Dianne Strawser and has three sons (CJ, Mitchel and Jadon) and a daughter (Elisha). Randy and Dianne reside in Cascade.