Men’s Soccer Coach Named at Knox College

From WGIL radio:

Kevwe Akpore, of Galesburg, Illinois has been selected as Knox College’s head men’s soccer coach for the upcoming 2010 soccer season. “My core beliefs are that optimism, physical and intellectual hard work foster success,” Akpore said. “My aim is to bring these into the program.”

Akpore returns to Knox after eight years. He served as the assistant women’s soccer coach in 1997, 1998 and 2000 before becoming the head women’s coach for the 2001 and 2002 seasons.

“Kevwe’s knowledge of soccer and proven leadership abilities make him a good candidate to lead our men’s soccer program,” said Knox College Athletic Director Chad Eisele. “I feel he will be able to provide the discipline needed for our men�s team to advance to the next level.” Akpore completed his intercollegiate career at Auchi Polytechnic in Nigeria and has played for multiple years as a midfielder in the F.C. Galesburg soccer club.