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Dunda14.jpgHead Coach: Gary Dunda

In his first four years at the helm for the Geneva men′s soccer program, Gary Dunda has led the Golden Tornadoes to a 48-23-14 overall record. Dunda watched Geneva finish the 2011 campaign at 16-6-3 while finishing second in the PAC conference tournament in just its first year of eligibility. In addition, Dunda helped lead the Golden Tornadoes to the NCCAA national tournament where Geneva finished second in the nation. In 2012 the Golden Tornadoes started the year with an international soccer tour of Spain. Under coach Dunda's direction, the Golden Tornadoes have competed in the postseason conference championship tournament every year since 2011, including two PAC Champion runner-up titles and finished as NCCAA East Regional Finalists. Recently, Gary Dunda was appointed as the sole Division III Men′s Soccer representative to the NCAA Soccer Rules Committee in August of 2013.

A graduate of Messiah College, Dunda was a four year starter on the nationally recognized varsity team from 1993-96. After completing his playing career, Gary Dunda began his collegiate coaching career at Messiah as an assistant coach. Dunda continued to coach as the women′s soccer coach at Missouri Valley and the associate men′s and women′s coach at Ottawa University. Before finding his way to Geneva, Dunda was the head coach at Goucher College in Maryland for ten years where he was able to lead international soccer tours to Spain (2009), England and Scotland (2006). Outside of the collegiate circle, NSCAA National and Advanced Licensed soccer coach Dunda also had the opportunity to be a head coach with the US Youth Olympic Development Program (ODP) for the highly competitive state of Maryland for four years.

While at Geneva College, Dunda has been able to use his undergraduate degree in sport and exercise science from Messiah in 1997 and master′s degree in sports administration from Emporia State University in 2001 as an instructor for the Physical Education Department, Business Department and particularly for the new Sports Management major.

Dunda and his wife, Heather, reside in Patterson Twp. along with their three children Madeline (12), Wil (10) and Luke (2).

MusselmanCaleb14.jpgAssistant Coach: Caleb Musselman

A 2012 graduate of the Geneva Men’s Soccer program, Coach Musselman is beginning his 3rd season as an assistant coach for the Golden Tornadoes. In his playing career, he was named a second team NCCAA All-American and second team All-Conference selection in 2011-12.

Caleb works in full-time campus ministry with the Coalition for Christian Outreach at Geneva College in partnership with Beaver Falls community non-profit Tiger Pause. Through this partnership he strives to provide a platform for service opportunities and community outreach for Geneva College student athletes.

Caleb also spends time off the field developing the mental, emotional and spiritual identity of the players on the team. In addition, he heads up the Alumni Mentoring Network which focuses on matching alumni with Juniors and Seniors to provide professional and spiritual development. 

BairMike14.jpgAssistant Coach/Goal Keeper Coach: Mike Bair

Mike Bair will be entering his 6th season as an assistant coach alongside Gary Dunda. Bair is also very active in the club soccer scene in Western Pennsylvania.  He is the head coach of the North United Soccer Club U14 and U17 boy’s teams and as well as the director of goalkeeping for the club. At Geneva, Bair assists in all on-field responsibilities as well as recruiting and administrative duties. Mike and his wife, Meg, reside on College Hill with their two-year-old daughter Lily. 

Assistant Coach/Goal Keeper Coach: Bryan Bulter

Former standout Bryan Butler enters his first season as an assistant for the Geneva Men’s Soccer program under Gary Dunda. Butler was a four-year starter for the Golden Tornadoes and established himself as the most feared goalkeeper in the conference. During his career at Geneva, Butler was named a NCCAA 2nd team All American while also receiving 1st and 2nd team President Athletic Conference awards as well. After his career, Butler continued playing and signed a contract with the professional team Evergreen Diplomats (DC) for the 2015 season. Butler also has experience coaching club soccer. He was a coach for a nationally ranked club team in Maryland (Arundel Soccer Association) and for North United here in Western Pennsylvania. Butler will be the primary goalkeeper coach, but will also assist the program in a variety of ways.