2011 Men's Soccer
Record: 11-7 Home: 6-2 Away: 5-5 Neutral: 0-0 WHAC: 5-1
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Mark Bell
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 14th Season
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Mark enters his 13th season as the men's soccer coach at Cornerstone University. In 12 seasons with the Golden Eagles, Coach Bell has compiled a 124-92-25 record while coaching one Major League Soccer draft pick, 10 National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) All-American-Honorable Mention selections, 12 All-Region selections, 3 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Players of the Year, 25 All-Conference honorees and 10 Academic All-Americans. Coach Bell has been named WHAC Coach of the Year on three occasions (2000, 2003, and 2006) and Champions of Character Coach of the Year one occasion (2007).

Prior to coming to Cornerstone, Coach Bell spent three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts/Boston (1995-97). He helped the Beacon's to their only Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Tournament appearance with a 13-5-2 record. Bell also served as an assistant coach for North Park College(Ill.) (1987-90). Highlights include helping the program go from a 2-14 season to two winning seasons and appearances in College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Conference playoff finals.

Bell attended Wheaton College (Ill.) (1979-83) where he made two NCAA tournament appearances and played under 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 for the kinesiology department at Cornerstone. He has also taken the men's program on mission trips to the Ukraine, Brazil and most recently to the Dominican Republic.

Mark and his wife Catherine have two sons (Zack and Josh). Catherine is a professor at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.


 
 
Men's Soccer Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
00James GilpinFRGK5-10165Newcastle, UKSt. Anne's University
0Matt RobertsSRGK5-11170Vicksburg, Mich.Vicksburg H.S.
1Kyle BreckanJRGK6-0165Tower Lakes, Ill.Barrington H.S.
2Diego BobadillaFRM5-6125Holland, Mich.Holland H.S.
3Brendan PowersFRD5-6125Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
4Zac TolsmaSRM5-8140Ada, Mich.Forest Hills Eastern H.S.
5Marcel SantanaFRF5-10140Santiago, DRColegio De La Salle
6Nate WeflenSOM5-6135Hudsonville, Mich.Freedom Christian H.S.
7Tristan EspritFRM5-11170Toronto, OntarioPope John Paul II H.S.
8Cooper MorkFRD5-11175Wichita, Kan.Trinity Academy
9Jacob StankoJRF6-0170Holly, Mich.Oakland Christian H.S.
10Matt OsorioJRM5-6140Brampton, OntarioSt. Joseph Secondary School
11Brian NimmoJRM5-7150Livonia, Mich.Southfield Christian H.S.
12Brett CrooksSRM5-10155Rochester Hills, Mich.Rochester Hills Christian H.S.
14Richard MoylanSOF6-0165Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
15Isaac GrotenhuisSRM5-10155Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
16Kory KosterSOD5-10145Byron Center, Mich.Freedom ChristianH.S.
17Ian TaylorFRM5-10155Delano, Minn.Delano H.Sl
18Jordan WilsonJRD5-10165Mississauga, OntarioOur Lady of Mount Carmel
19Brandon DetweilerFRD5-10150Grandville, Mich.Tri-Unity Christian H.S.
20Doug SjoerdsmaJRD6-1175Grandville, Mich. Tri-Unity Christian H.S.
21Jesse PipeSOF6-3185Ypsilanti, Mich.Washtenaw Chr. Academy
22Jeremy GrotenhuisSOM5-11170Hilo, HawaiiChristian Liberty Academy
23Nathan SchmuckJRF5-9155Rockford, Mich.Rockford H.S.
24Trevor HuntJRD5-11170Byron Center, Mich.Freedom Christian H.S.
25Shell EnnsJRM5-11150Clinton, Miss.Hinds Community College
26Brice SnellinkJRM5-10195Belmont, Mich.Northpointe Christian H.S.
27Brian WierengaJRM5-8140Traverse City, Mich.Traverse City Christian H.S.
28Peter MustardFRD5-11170Maple City, Mich.Traverse City Christian H.S.
Chip Huber - Recruiting Assistant
Mark Bell - Head Coach - 14th season
Steve Herdsman - Assistant Coach - 6th season
Brett Lile - Assistant Coach - 6th season
Jerry Duckworth - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Joel DeLass - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
 
 
 
  • 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
  • Oct. 1 - Men's Soccer vs Siena Heights University - W 1-0 - recap
  • Sep. 27 - Men's Soccer vs Aquinas College - T 0-0 (2OT) - recap