Men's Soccer
Overall: 11-6-1 AAC: 7-1-1 Streak: Lost 1
Stephen Lyons
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Head Coach
6th Season
Coach Stephen Lyons enters his fifth year as head coach for the men's soccer team at Tennessee Wesleyan College. In 2010 TWC was crowned co- conference champions after going unbeaten in regular season with a 6-1 record. In 2011 TWC were ranked nationally reaching 24th at their highest point and finished the season 14-5.

Coach Lyons is originally from Middlesbrough, England. Lyons played soccer for the Bulldogs (1998-2002) and graduated from TWC with a Bachelors Degree in Business. He was the captain of the team that went to the National Tournament in 2001. Before coming to TWC to coach he was a graduate assistant coach at the University of Saint Mary, in Kansas from 2006-08, where he received his MBA.


As a player Coach Lyons has been recognized with awards for All Conference, All Region and All-American. He went on to play two seasons in the New Zealand National League and returned to England to coach at Middlesbrough F.C Youth Academy. He holds the UEFA "B" license, FA Level Two Coaching License and the USSF "C" license. Coach Lyons is head coach of the Knoxville Force NPSL Team and coaches with the Tennessee State Olympic Development Program.

2013 Men's Soccer Roster
0Bogachan AkyildizSOGK6-2 Istanbul, Turkey
Kevin Cardona*JRM5-7 Athens,TN
Juan Pedro Alba*SRM/F5-6 Destin, FL
1Clark LydonSOGK6-3 Bradford, England
2Joe WhiteJR 5-11 Vancouver, WA
3Jack PerrettFRD5-10 London, England
4Josh SimnettSRD/M5-11 Mansfield, England
5David BaisdenFRD5-9 Teesside, England
6Kwame BoamahSR 5-9 Kumasi, Ghana
7Laurence HutchinsonSO 5-11 Middlesbrough, England
8Morgan MarshFRM5-10 Frome, England
9Nduka KemjikaSOF6-0 Liverpool, UK
10Martyn FreestoneSRM5-9 Mansfield, England
12Jerome HeadonFRM5-8 London, England
13Ross NelsonJR 6-1 Larne, North Ireland
15Brent LesnickSO 5-9 Collierville, TN
16Ryan EjezieFRM5-9 Nottingham, England
17Garrett KoonSRM6-0 Cleveland, TN
18Ben WilksSO 5-11 London, England
19Travis LanghorneFRF5-9 Davenport, FL
20Danny PlumbeSRM5-10 Mansfield, England
21Sean LivingstonFRD6-2 Richmond, KY
22Theo DwehSR 5-8 Zwedru, Liberia
23Aaron RockJR 5-8 Dublin, Ireland
24Anthony LakeFRD5-7 Miami, FL
25Logan HeidingerJRM5-11 Knoxville, TN
26Braedon HughesFRM5-9 Niceville, FL
27Cody GregoryJRD6-2 Charlotte, NC
29Kyle FordFRD6-1 Ooltewah, TN
30Hunter HargroveSO 5-9 Valdosta, GA
31Jordan JacobFRF  Fayetteville, NC
32Jose Arturo LezamaSRM5-8 Athens, TN
33Andrew CardFRM5-8 Chattanooga, TN
34Austin KenneySO 5-11 Collierville, TN
35OT BahFRM5-7 Virginia Liberia West Africa
36Davis MooreFRD5-9 Jackson, TN
37Hunter AnthonyFRF5-6 Jackson, TN
39Sylvester AkpanJR 6-3 Calabar, Nigeria
40Stephen BlakeJRD6-0 Canton, GA
41Derek KramarSO   Sweetwater, TN
42Dylan McGowanFRD5-11 Sweetwater, TN
43Graeme BettlerFRM5-7 Rome, GA
98CJ GarrettSO 6-3 Athens, TN
99Nathan StormsSRGK6-3 Farragut, TN
* Redshirt
Stephen Lyons - Head Coach - 6th season
Martyn Blankley - Assistant Coach - 6th season