Brocklon Chatman has been named the new head coach of the Iowa Wesleyan College men's soccer program.
Chatman replaces Shane Taylor, who coached the Tigers in the 2010 season but left to take the coaching job at MacMurray University in Jacksonville, Ill.
Chatman comes to Wesleyan from Missouri Baptist University, where he was a graduate assistant with the men's soccer program the past two years. He assisted in all aspects of the everyday operations of the program for the Spartans, an NAIA member of the American Midwest Conference, while also working on his master's degree in Sport Management.
Chatman also has been a coach with the Scott Gallagher Soccer Club in St. Louis the past two years. He was head coach of four teams and responsible for the training and development of more than 50 athletes, and also served as Age Group Coordinator where he was in charge of recruiting for the club. This year he also received his "C" coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation.
Chatman played in college at Missouri Baptist, where he graduated in 2009 with his bachelor's degree in Professional Studies. As a player he was named AMC Freshman of the Year in 2005 and was named all-conference from 2005-07, including First Team All-AMC in 2005 and 2007. Chatman has both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Missouri Baptist, including the completion of a master's in Sport Management from MBU in Dec. 2011.
Chatman is a native of St. Louis and a graduate of Christian Brothers College High School. He started his duties at IWC on March 1 and now resides in Mount Pleasant.