CBC announces new soccer coach

Phillip Bohn has accepted the position of head men’s and women’s soccer coach at Central Baptist College. CBC Athletic Director Lyle Middleton made the announcement at a press conference held Monday.

Phillip Bohn was named CBC's head men's and women's soccer coach Monday.

Bohn joins CBC from Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D., where he was the head men’s soccer coach from 2009 until 2013 and the head women’s soccer coach from 2009 to 2012. During the 2012 season, the team won a school record of 16 games, including its first NAIA Tournament victory, and won the A.I.I. Tournament Championship in California. For this, Coach Bohn was named A.I.I. Coach of the Year.

Bohn brings a long list of accomplishments with him to CBC. He led his team to its first regional playoff appearance in the men’s program’s history in 2009, had a best women’s overall record since 2005 in 2011, led the men’s team and was ranked 20th out of 199 schools in NAIA in goals-against-average in 2011, led the men’s team to be ranked No. 1 in Unaffiliated Regional rankings on Oct. 31, 2011, among many other achievements.

Bohn was very active in his community, working as the Director of Coaching at the Jamestown Soccer Club, head coach for the U-16 and U-10 boys team at the Tri City Soccer Club and the boys’ team coach for the Dakota Olympic Development Program. He also is the co-founder of “Kickin’ for Cans” indoor soccer tournament raising non-perishable items for local food shelves.

Bohn is currently working on obtaining a Master’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University. He is married to Melody Kirkland Bohn.