Head 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).
Assistant Coach: Caleb Musselman
Assistant Coach: Caleb Musselman
Former standout Caleb Musselman joins the Geneva Men’s Soccer coaching staff for the second season in 2014. Musselman was named a second team NCCAA All-American for his defensive contribution to the 2011 campaign when the team finished second in the PAC and second in the nation at the NCCAA national tournament. After graduation in 2012, Caleb participated in the Pittsburgh Fellows, a post-graduate, leadership development program while working with the Geneva Men’s Soccer program in a limited capacity. Currently he lives in Ambridge, PA while working for Net Health Company as a Client Advocate.
Assistant Coach/Goal Keeper Coach: Mike Bair
Following his playing career at Geneva College, Mike Bair will be beginning his fifth season as an assistant coach alongside Gary Dunda. Bair has continued to take on added responsibilities for the Golden Tornadoes both on the field and recruiting during the off season. Bair also works full-time at Rite Rug as an Account Manager. Mike and his wife, Meg, reside on College Hill with their baby girl, Lilly.
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Marshall
Joining the 2014 coaching staff is Pittsburgh Riverhound, Andrew Marshall. Originally from Maryland, Marshall’s stellar career at Towson University landed him the opportunity for his first professional debut in 2007. After a series of stints playing for Crystal Palace Baltimore, the Harrisburg City Islanders, and the Norfolk Sharx, Marshall made Pittsburgh his home on March of 2013.
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