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Willie Brasel begins his first season as head coach of the men's soccer program. He had spent the previous two seasons as the assistant to Head Coach Jacob Plocher for both the men’s and women’s programs. Coach Brasel assumes leadership of the men’s soccer program from Coach Plocher who remains at Presentation College leading the women’s soccer program.
The connections between Coach Brasel and Coach Plocher go back to Missouri Southern State University where the two played soccer together. The two both went on to William Penn University where Brasel earned a bachelor’s degree in 2009. Brasel also participated as a place kicker for the football team and as a member of the men’s golf team.
Brasel then earned his Master's Degree in Kinesiology with emphasis in Athletic & Sport Business Administration in 2012 from University of Central Missouri where he also worked in the Athletic Department. Brasel also has experience in the Athletic Department at Concordia University in Austin, Texas where he worked in the athletic department focusing on sponsorships and compliance.
Brasel currently resides in Aberdeen, SD.