Keith Simons enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Wesleyan women’s soccer program in 2019 after previously serving as the head men’s soccer coach at The Sage Colleges for the last three years. His first season with the Gators proved to be very successful, as Keith guided the team back to the Skyline Conference Championship game, while coaching two Skyline Conference All-Star players. He followed his first year with a 10-6-2 overall record in 2017, en route to the Empire 8 Conference Championship game.
Prior to arriving at Sage, Simons was an assistant men’s soccer coach at Skidmore College for three seasons where he helped lead the Thoroughbreds to a 32-18-6 overall record. He also guided the team to the Liberty League Championship two times in his three years. During his tenure at Skidmore, the squad was recognized twice with NSCAA Team Academic Awards, while the 2015 team was ranked No. 22 in the nation.
Simons was an assistant coach at Elmira for two seasons (2011 & 2012) before he found his way to Skidmore, and spent time as a volunteer assistant coach prior to that.
A 2010 graduate of Manhattanville College, Simons was co-captain his senior year and received the college’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year award. He was a three-time Middle Athletic Conference All-Academic selection and was NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention in 2009. He earned his master’s degree in general management from Elmira in 2013.
He currently holds an NSCAA Premier Diploma, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level III Diploma and USSF National D License.