Tompkins To Appear On NSCAA Coaches Conversation Video Chat Wednesday

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Brian Tompkins. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

Will Be Joined By Indiana Coach Todd Yeagley At 1 p.m.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale men's soccer coach Brian Tompkins will take part in an NSCAA live video chat entitled Coaches Conversations on Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m . ET. Tompkins will be joined by Indiana coach Todd Yeagley, who guided the Hoosiers to the NCAA College Cup Championship last November.

The veteran coaches will share their knowledge about the profession and the game of soccer. In addition, they will take questions from fans. Questions can be submitted on twitter (@NSCAA), on Facebook (NSCAA Fan Page) or by email (marketing@nscaa.com).

Tompkins completed his 17th season at the helm of the Yale program last fall. During his tenure, he has guided the Bulldogs to a pair of NCAA College Cup appearance and is only the fourth coach in Yale's long history to win more than 100 games. In addition, eight of his players have gone on to play professionally, including Ryan Raybould '05, who spent three seasons with the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer.

Other coaches scheduled to appear in future Coaches' Convesation chats include:

  • John Curtis, Minnesota Youth Soccer
  • John Madding, Oregon Youth soccer
  • Becky Burleigh, Florida women's soccer
  • Janet Rayfield, Illinois women's soccer
  • Rene Miramontes, CSC Director of Coaching
  • Louis Mateus, Chicago Magic Soccer Executive Director

For more information, visit the NSCAA Live Chat Center.