Head Coach Mark Sprouse
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Marking his 13th year at the helm of the Potomac State Women's Soccer Team is Head Coach, Mark Sprouse. He is the winningest soccer coach in the school’s history. His philosophy has been to make soccer the best college memory the players experience regardless of record. He stated that the best compliment he ever had in soccer was when an opposing coach said, "Your players play hard for you". In the past 12 years he has brought the Lady Cats from a fledgling team to a winning program. Under his tenure the Women have had winning seasons in 2003, 2005, and seven straight years from 2007-2013. In 2012 he led the Lady Cats to an undefeated regular season. In both 2011 and 2012 his teams were in the Regional Championship.
Coach Sprouse has experience coaching at all levels. He has been awarded both conference and regional coach of the year honors at Keyser High School. He lives in the Keyser area with his wife. His three children attended Potomac State College. Sprouse has earned master degrees in Special Education and Educational Leadership from West Virginia University. He currently is employed as a Behavior Specialist and Special Education Facilitator with Allegany County Schools.
Sprouse strives to make all of his student-athletes feel at home and valued. He works with them to ensure a college education. Coach Sprouse considers himself a players' coach and feels dedication, team building and teamwork are an enormous part of college soccer. He values his relationships with present and former players.