|Title:||Assistant Men's Soccer Coach|
Thomas Bull is in his first year as an assistant coach with Sewanee's men's soccer program.
Bull comes to Sewanee after an outstanding career at Amherst College. Bull was phenomenal during his four years as a keeper leading Amherst to its first-ever NCAA Division III title in 2015.
A four-year starter for the purple & white, Bull started all 83 games during his career and finished with a staggering 67-3-13 overall record, highlighted by a pair of 18-win seasons (2013 and 2015).
Along the way, Bull allowed just 34 goals over the span of four seasons. He finished his tenure with a sensational 0.40 goals against average with 209 saves, including 73 in 2015. Bull shutout opponents 50 times in his career, highlighted by 16 shutouts during his final season. That mark completed his tenure as the NCAA Division III men's soccer leader in career shutouts.
For his efforts in his final season, Bull was named the D3soccer.com Goalkeeper of the Year and a First-Team All-American, an NSCAA Third-Team All-American, an NSCAA First-Team All-New England Region honoree, a First-Team ECAC New England All-Star, and a First-Team All-NESCAC selection. Bull also received First-Team All-NESCAC, NSCAA First-Team All-New England Region, and NSCAA Second Team All-American praise as a sophomore in 2013.
The Howard Hill Mossman Trophy winner in 2016, which is awarded to the Amherst student-athlete who has brought the greatest honor in athletics during his/her four years at Amherst, Bull helped drive the Purple & White to back-to-back NESCAC championships in 2012 and 2013, back-to-back NCAA Quarterfinal appearances in 2012 and 2013, and a national title in 2015.
After his collegiate playing career, Bull was invited to training camp with FC Dallas of Major League Soccer (MLS). Over the past six years, Bull worked as director of goalkeeping for Next Level Soccer Academy and served on the goalkeeping staff at Player Development Academy. Additionally, he was the goalkeeper coach of both the girls and boys varsity soccer programs at Princeton Day School (PDS) and The Pennington School.