Callaway Joins Cowgirl Soccer as Assistant Coach

Feb. 8, 2016


University of Wyoming soccer head coach Pete Cuadrado announced Monday that Matt Callaway has joined his staff as an assistant coach. Callaway will primarily be in charge of goalkeeping.

“We are very excited to add Matt Callaway to our coaching staff,” Cuadrado said. “He brings diverse experience coaching goalkeepers at US Youth Soccer Region II all the way to his collegiate days with coaching men’s and women’s programs and having success every stop along the way.”

Callaway comes to Laramie after being an assistant coach at the University of Sioux Falls. Before joining the USF staff in 2015, he was an assistant coach at East Texas Baptist University for the men’s and women’s soccer teams.

In 2013, he served as an assistant and youth coach for the Andromeda Soccer Club and the volunteer assistant men’s soccer coach at the University of Dallas. During that time, Callaway was also a staff coach for the North Texas Olympic Development Program.

In 2012, he became the men’s and women’s assistant soccer coach at Ottawa (Kan.) University, after being a graduate assistant coach for two years. During his time there, he helped both teams to winning records. The men’s team compiled a 28-25-4 overall record, including a 19-6-2 conference mark, while the women notched a 13-6-0 overall record and going 7-2-0 in conference play. He also assisted the Kansas Rush soccer club as the Director of Goalkeeping. Callaway has been a staff member at the No. 1 Goalkeeper Camp since 2012. From 2011-13, he was a US Youth Soccer Region II goalkeeper staff member.

While a graduate assistant for Ottawa, he worked as an assistant girls’ soccer coach at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kan. There, he served as staff coach as well as being goalkeeper staff for the Kansas Olympic Development Program.

“I’m really excited to be here,” Callaway said. “It’s an honor to be a part of this staff and hopefully I can contribute a lot to this program.”

Callaway, a native of Seagoville, Texas, was a four-year starter as a goalkeeper at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. from 2006-10. He earned all-league honors twice for the Scots. Callaway, who holds a USSF ‘B’ license, earned his Bachelor’s degree in Math and French in 2010, before earning his MBA at Ottawa University in 2012.

Callaway is replacing Mark Hiemenz who after coaching for 2 seasons with the Cowgirl Soccer program has taken a position with the Colorado Rush youth soccer club