Soccer (M)

Soccer (M) Coaching Staff

Ken Hassler

Head Coach
Alma Mater: Plymouth State '85
Office Phone: (704) 637-4348

Ken Hassler became the head men’s soccer coach at Catawba College prior to the 2013 season.  He came to Catawba from the University of Montevallo (Ala.), where his teams compiled a 43-12-8 record and two Peach Belt Conference championships.  The Falcons also earned three straight NCAA tournament bids, and were ranked No. 2 in the nation at one point.

In addition to winning games at Montevallo, Hassler’s 2011 and 2012 teams also earned NSCAA team academic awards. 

Prior to Montevallo, Hassler was head coach at Pfeiffer (2004-10) and turned that Falcons squad into yearly NCAA Division II contender.  Prior to Hassler’s  arrival , Pfeiffer had won just 11 games in the previous two seasons combined.  Under Hassler, Pfeiffer had top ten regional rankings in 2005-09.  The 2009 Pfeiffer team tied the school record for wins (13) and defeated then No. 1-ranked Lees-McRae.

Hassler began his career as head coach of New England College in New Hampshire, in 1987.  After stops as an assistant coach at Plattsburgh State (1989) and Ithaca (1990), Hassler took over as head coach at Alfred University (N.Y.) in 1991.  Hassler enjoyed a 12-year stay at Alfred, where his teams were consistently ranked in the region.

Hassler graduated cum laude from Plymouth State College (N.H.) in 1985, earning a bachelor’s degree in physical education.  He earned his master’s degree in physical education (sport psychology concentration) at Ithaca College in 1991.

 Hassler and his wife, Luisa, reside in Salisbury.  They have two children, Ken and Melanie.

Soccer (M) Coaching Staff

Boo Tesh

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Pfeiffer
Office Phone: (704) 637-4348

Soccer (M) Coaching Staff

Jaime Moreno

Assistant Coach
Office Phone: (704) 637-4348

Jaime Moreno joined the Catawba men's soccer team in 2014 as the goalkeeper coach. Moreno has worked with goalkeepers for over 18 years at all levels.

Moreno has worked with Nicolas Navarro, Mexico's National Soccer team goalkeeper coach, for the last four years. The experience has allowed Moreno the ability to bring a Latin-American style of soccer to the Catawba squad.

Moreno also serves as the Spanish Language Radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Carolina Panthers.

Today's Events

Tennis (M) @ Tusculum, 1:00
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum, 1:00
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial, 10-6 WStats
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial, 3:00Stats


«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming MEN vs. QUEENS 58-133

Swimming WOMEN vs. QUEENS 69-120

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 77-85

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 60-47

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 58-88


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Basketball (W) Team Photo