Men's Soccer Coaches

Lloyd Fobi

Lloyd Fobi
  • Head Coach
  • (3rd year, 16-16-4)
  • BS, Oregon State University  '07
    ME (Engineering), Oregon State University  '09
  • Sparks 206
  • (503) 375-5428 voice

Lloyd Fobi is in his third season as the head coach of the Willamette University men’s soccer team. Under Fobi's guidance, the Bearcats have achieved a 16-16-4 overall record and a 12-13-3 record in Northwest Conference play: the best two-year record for Willamette men's soccer since 2000-2001.

In 2012, Willamette earned a 10-7-2 overall record, including 7-5-2 (4th place) in the NWC, for the Bearcats' first winning season since 2000. Highlighting the year were a 3-2 overtime win over then-undefeated, 10th ranked Whitworth University, and a second consecutive season sweep of archrival Linfield College.

An entertaining and aggressive team, Willamette led the NWC with 36 goals scored. Senior Mike McGrew became the first Bearcat to be named First Team All-NWC since 2003.

Willamette finished the 2011 season with a 6-9-2 overall record, including 5-8-1 in the NWC -- an improvement of three overall wins and four conference wins from the previous year. The Bearcats notched a 2-1 win over eventual NWC champion Pacific Lutheran University, while earning a pair of 3-0 wins over Linfield.

Prior to arriving at Willamette, Fobi was an assistant men’s soccer coach at nearby Corban University for a year and a half. He has also coached with the Oregon Olympic Development Program.

As a college player, Fobi competed for Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. He played on two OSU teams that were nationally ranked (2003, 2005), and helped the Beavers reach the NCAA Tournament in 2003.

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