RICHMOND, Ky. – The Japanese Kentucky College soccer program has added two new workers members, head coach Walt Wells introduced right this moment. Jason Daniels will function the director of operations and Taylor West is the director of on-campus recruiting. Moreover, line of defense coach Jeremy Hawkins will now additionally function the run sport coordinator for the protection.
Daniels was the director of soccer operations at Grand Valley State College in Allendale, Michigan from 2019 to 2021. He managed all day by day operations of this system and was liable for all workforce journey coordination together with bussing, meals, flights, inns, itinerary and assembly areas.
“I am enthusiastic about Jason becoming a member of our program and the expertise he brings with him from Grand Valley,” mentioned Wells. “He’s already doing nice work right here and is a superb addition to our workers. We thank John Barnett for the good job he did right here for 5 seasons because the director of operations.”
From 2015 to 2019, Daniels was the supervisor of soccer operations at Japanese Michigan College. He deliberate and arranged workforce journey, coordinated workforce occasions and actions, directed all workforce group service efforts, filmed and photographed practices and video games, and maintained the day by day calendar.
Daniels earned a bachelor’s diploma in sport administration at Japanese Michigan College in 2018 and a grasp’s in communications from Grand Valley State College in 2021.
West served as a compliance and soccer recruiting graduate assistant at Missouri State College from August of 2019 to Might of 2021. She assisted the recruiting coordinator with day-to-day operations, schedules and itineraries. She additionally assisted with the planning and execution of on-campus and digital recruiting visits. West offered inventive course for social media campaigns and supervised initiatives with graphic design interns.
From June 2018 to January 2019, West was a recruiting operations intern at Stanford College. She assisted with internet hosting camps, girls’s clinics, junior days and unofficial/official visits.
“Taylor brings expertise from the FBS degree along with her work within the PAC 12, and FCS expertise from her time at Missouri State,” Wells mentioned. “I am excited to have her right here as our director of on-campus recruiting, particularly with the June 1st begin of official and unofficial visits. This is a crucial place for our program and we anticipate nice issues from her.”
West has additionally served as the boys’s and girls’s cross nation and monitor & area supervisor, and an tools summer time intern on the College of Iowa.
West earned a grasp’s of science in scholar affairs in greater schooling from Missouri State and a bachelor’s of science in sport and recreation administration on the College of Iowa.
In different soccer workers information, line of defense coach Hawkins will add the title of run sport coordinator for protection. Hawkins is in his second yr as EKU’s line of defense coach.
“Jeremy did an impressive job with our line of defense unit final season,” mentioned Wells. “I am trying ahead to seeing him on this new position.”