2014 Men's Soccer
Record: 2-5-1 Home: 1-1 Away: 1-4-1 Neutral: 0-0 WHAC: 0-0-1
Mark Bell Image
Mark Bell
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 17th Season
616-222-1425

Email: mark.bell@cornerstone.edu

Mark Bell enters his 16th season as the Men's Soccer Coach at Cornerstone University. In sixteen seasons with the Golden Eagles, Bell has compiled a 157-108-29 record while coaching 1 MLS draft pick, 11 NAIA All-American-HM selections, 13 All-Region selections, 5 WHAC Players of the Year, 40 All-Conference honorees and 12 Academic All-Americans. Bell has been named WHAC Coach of the Year on five occasions (2000, 2004, 2006, 2011 and 2012) and Champions of Character Coach of the Year twice (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.

 

 
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
0Thomas BowesFRGK5-11165Grand Rapids, MIch.NorthPointe Christian HS
1Nick HopkinsSOGK6-3185Ada, Mich.Forest Hills Eastern HS
2Sebastian FerrettiFRM5-8165Dominican RepublicMacDuffie School
3Matt WisenJRM5-7135Grand Haven, Mich.Western Michigan Christian HS
4Ryan BriggsJRF5-8145Muskegon, Mich.Western Michigan Christian HS
5Reid MitchellSOD5-7145Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield East HS
6Caleb ColpFRM5-9140Stevensville, Mich.Lakeshore HS
7Gareth FlynnSOF5-10150Elk Grove, Ill.Wheaton Academy
8Mark RougasJRD5-9145Wheaton, Ill.Wheaton Academy
9Eric HamiltonSOM5-10150Lathrup Villiage, Mich.Southfield Christian HS
10Mario WilliamsJRM5-11175Toronto, OntarioHilbert College
11Tristan EspritSRM5-11170Toronto, OntarioPope John Paul II HS
12Garrett NimmoSOM5-8135Livonia, Mich.Southfield Christian HS
13Chris BuitenhuisSRD5-10175Grand Haven, Mich.Grand Haven HS
14Josh PiovesanFRM5-11150Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.Chocatawatchie HS
15Dan BergquistFRD5-9140Aurora, Ill.Wheaton Academy
16Mbeki JohnsonFRD5-8150Toronto, OntarioMonarch Park Collegiate Institute
17Casey ZimmermanFRF6-0190St. Charles, Ill.Wheaton Academy
18Kevin NimmoFRM5-8145Livonia, Mich.Southfield Christian HS
19Blake GrollJRF6-0155Kentwood, Mich.Homeschooled
20Kevon DunkleyFRD5-8145Brampton, ONFletchers Meadows Secondary
21Nick ManzerSRD6-5185Petoskey, Mich.Petoskey HS
22Josh BinnendykeSOD6-2160Muskegon, Mich.Western Michigan Christian HS
23James PipeFRF6-4165Ypsilanti, Mich.Washtenaw Christian Academy
25Diego Bobadilla*SRM5-6125Holland, Mich.Holland H.S.
26Regan Billings*JRD5-11155Wichita, Kan.Trinity Academy
27Jeremy GrotenhuisSRD5-10170Hilo, Hi.Christian Liberty Academy
33Ian Taylor*SRM5-10170Delano, Minn.Delano HS
* Redshirt
Mark Bell - Head Coach - 17th season
Steve Herdsman - Assistant Coach - 9th season
Brett Lile - Assistant Coach - 9th season
Chip Huber - Assistant Coach - 4th season
Matt Roberts - Assistant Coach - 1st season
 
 
 
  • Sep. 27 - Men's Soccer vs Aquinas College - T 0-0 (2OT) - recap
  • Sep. 20 - Men's Soccer vs Goshen College - W 2-0 - recap
  • Sep. 17 - Men's Soccer vs Saint Xavier University - W 2-1 (2OT) - recap
  • Sep. 13 - Men's Soccer vs Holy Cross College - L 2-3 - recap
  • Sep. 10 - Men's Soccer vs Spring Arbor University - L 0-1 (OT) - recap
  • Sep. 6 - Men's Soccer vs Northwestern College - L 2-3 (OT) - recap
  • Sep. 5 - Men's Soccer vs Morningside College - L 0-1 - recap
  • Aug. 30 - Men's Soccer vs Purdue University Calumet - L 2-3 (OT) - recap
  • Aug. 19 - Men's Soccer vs Western Michigan University - L 0-3
  • Aug. 15 - Men's Soccer vs Taylor University - T 1-1