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Encyclopedia > Todd Yeagley
Todd Yeagley
Personal information
Full name Todd Yeagley
Date of birth September 20, 1972 (1972-09-20) (age 34)
Place of birth    Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Height ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder / Defender
Club information
Current club Retired
Youth clubs
1991-1994 Indiana University
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1995
1996-2002
Richmond Kickers (loan)
Columbus Crew

155 (6)   
Teams managed
2003- Indiana University (assistant)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 31 May 2006.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 22 June 2006.
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Todd Yeagley is a retired U.S. soccer player who is an assistant coach at his alma mater Indiana University. He is the son of legendary Indiana University soccer coach Jerry Yeagley. Alma mater is Latin for nourishing mother. It was used in ancient Rome as a title for the mother goddess, and in Medieval Christianity for the Virgin Mary. ... Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are cream and crimson, though red and white have been used at times in the past. ... Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are cream and crimson, though red and white have been used at times in the past. ... Jerry Yeagley (born October 1, 1940 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) was the coach of the Indiana University mens soccer team from 1973 to 2003. ...


Yeagley elected to play for the Indiana University men’s soccer team under his father. Yeagley earned second team All American honors his first three years at Indiana as a forward, midfielder and defender. His senior year, the team made it to the NCAA championship before losing to Virginia. That year he earned first team All American honors and was named as the Missouri Athletic Club player of the year. He graduated in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are cream and crimson, though red and white have been used at times in the past. ... The term All-American has two uses: It can be used as a reference to an athlete selected as a member of an All_America team, as in Eddie George was named an All-American football player by both wire services in 1995. ... The NCAA began conducting a mens soccer national championship tournament in 1959 with an eight-team tournament. ... The Virginia Cavaliers are the athletics teams of the University of Virginia. ... The NCAA each year names the 11 best Division I college soccer players to its annual First-Team All-American list. ... 2004 Hermann Trophy winner Danny ORourke playing for the Indiana Hoosiers in 2004 The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the lesbians to the United Statess top male and female college soccer players. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


While at Indiana, Yeagley appeared with several junior national teams, including the U-20 national team and the national B-team. At the time, the United States Soccer Federation had two distinct national teams, the A and B team . The A team players tended to be under contract with USSF to play for the national team. B team members could also be under contract, but were more typically amateur or college players. Yeagley fell in this second category. As a B team member, he never played a full international for the U.S., but competed in subsidiary international competitions. He competed at the 1993 World University games. The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) (trademarked as U.S. Soccer Federation) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. ... REDIRECT United_States_mens_national_soccer_team ... The 1993 Summer Universiade, also known as the XVII Summer Universiade, took place in Buffalo, New York, United States of America. ...


Yeagley signed with Major League Soccer in January 1995, as the new league was laying the groundwork for its first season. The league signed players who then entered a pool for the league’s first draft which did not take place until 1996. MLS had originally intended to begin play in the fall of 1995, but delayed a year when it experienced problems with stadiums, sponsorship and team ownership. Rather than have the players it signed sit idle for a year, MLS loaned them to variuos domestic and foreign teams. For Yeagley, MLS loaned him to the Richmond Kickers of the U.S. Independent Soccer League Premier Division (U.S. Second Division). Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada. ... The Richmond Kickers are an American professional soccer team, which will move to the USL Second Division, the third level of the United States soccer pyramid, for 2006, after several years in the second level (USISL, A-League, and USL First Division). ... The United Soccer Leagues (USL) is directly affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA). ...


When MLS held its Inaugural Draft, Yeagley was selected by the Columbus Crew in the 8th round (71st overall). He went on to play seven years as a defender with the Crew. When Yeagley retired from playing in 2002, he moved to the Crew’s front office as an assistant general manager for a year. The MLS Inaugural Player Draft was held before Major League Soccers initial season, to distribute players who had already graduated college to the leagues ten inaugural teams. ... Year founded 1994 League Major League Soccer Nickname The Crew, Americas Hardest Working Team Stadium Columbus Crew Stadium Columbus, OH Coach Sigi Schmid, 2006 Owner Clark Hunt First Game Columbus Crew 4–0 D.C. United (Ohio Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Columbus Crew 6–1 New England... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ...


When Yeagley’s father announced that he planned to retire from coaching after the 2003 NCAA season, Yeagley left the Crew and joined the the Indiana soccer team as a non-paid assistant coach. The team went on to win the NCAA championship. The next year, Indiana brought Yeagley in as a full time assistant and he had the good fortune to again see his team win the NCAA championship. The NCAA began conducting a mens soccer national championship tournament in 1959 with an eight-team tournament. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Hall of Famer Spotlight ... Jerry Yeagley (562 words)
Yeagley has guided the Indiana University to 28 NCAA Tournaments - including 17 straight seasons (The Hoosiers longest stint away from the National semifinals is just three season - 1985-87).
His son Todd retired from the Columbus Crew and was a Volunteer Assistant during the 2003 College season.
Yeagley had the perfect ending to a story book coaching career - winning the 2003 NCAA Division I National Title and being named National Coach of the Year.
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