LHU appoints interim women’s soccer coach for Campbell | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN — Maggie Kuhn, who has spent the past three years coaching the Lock Haven University women’s soccer team, has announced her resignation. Kuhn has been named an assistant coach at the University of Akron.

Dr. Peter Campbell, who is currently a professor in the sports-studies program at Lock Haven, has been named interim coach for the 2022 season. The Bald Eagles will open the season at home against California (Pennsylvania) on Thursday, August 25 at 5 p.m. .

“I am very confident that our women’s soccer program will continue to grow and thrive under Dr. Campbell’s direction and leadership,” said Lock Haven athletic director Dr. Tom Gioglio. “Peter is an accomplished coach and exceptional teacher who will provide an experience that will allow student-athletes to continue to develop while helping them achieve their goals.”

Campbell is the winningest coach in the history of the LHU women’s soccer program with 42 wins over three seasons (1999-2000 and 2004) and he coached the program to two of its three Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships in the school’s history in 1999 and 2000.

In his three seasons, Campbell took the Bald Eagles to the NCAA Division II Quarterfinals in 1999 and the Northeast Regional Finals in 2000. His overall record is 42-13-6 and he sports a conference record of 25-3-2. .

In Kuhn’s two seasons, Marah Foltz and Hunter McClellan earned All-Conference honors.

In 2021-22, Kuhn’s guidance helped the Bald Eagles achieve high marks in the classroom as 27 student-athletes were named PSAC Scholar-Athletes in 2021-22.

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