Cowell Named Baylor Soccer CoachMarch 15, 1999
Former Trinity leader joins Baylor program
Baylor University announced today that Nick Cowell has been named head soccer coach of the Baylor Bears.
Cowell joins the Baylor program after an eight-year stint as head coach at Trinity University in San Antonio. During that time, Cowell led his team to seven straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference titles, including 49 consecutive conference game victories and six trips to the NCAA Division III Tournament.
During the 1998 season, the Tigers went 17-1-3 overall and claimed their seventh consecutive SCAC title with a perfect 8-0 mark. The Tigers shutout nine of their last ten opponents and advanced to the NCAA South Regional.
Cowell was named the SCAC Coach of the Year following the 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997 and 1998 seasons. In 1992, he garnered Regional Coach of the Year honors.
Prior to his work at Trinity, Cowell was at The College of Wooster where he was 22-11-4 in two seasons. He led the Lady Scots to the North Coast Athletic Conference title in 1990. Following that season he was named the NCAC and Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Coach of the Year.
Cowell holds a United States Soccer Federation "A" license and an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association. Cowell also coaches the South Texas under-19 Olympic Development team. He has been a member of the ODP Region II girls staff and coached the Region III U-19 girls team at the national team camp.
A native of Torquay, England, Cowell earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Birmingham (England) and his master's degree from Cleveland State University. He and his wife, Yvette, have a daughter, Sydney.