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Doug Diedrich - HOF Class of 2022

About Doug Diedrich
  • Involved in soccer as a player and coach in the Evansville area for the past 40 years as a player at U of Evansville and as a club and High School Coach.
  • ‚ÄčSoccer coach at Castle High School where his overall record of 432-109-61 including both Boys and Girls teams.
  • His team won eight sectional titles as well as five regional titles.  The Knights were State runners-up in 1999 and State Champions in 2000. Coach Diedrich moved to the Girls program in 2012 where his teams won seven sectional and three regional championships. Between the Boys and Girls programs Doug’s teams won 12 Southern Indiana Athletic Conference Championships in 31 years.
  • He was inducted into the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2018.
  • 2000 State Championship
  • 1999 State Runner-Up
  • 7 Regional Championships
  • 13 Sectional Championships
  • 11 SIAC Conference Titles
  • ISCA Pollster, ISCA Banquet Committee
  • ISCA Coach of the Year, 2000
  • NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year, 2000
  • Starter on the Purple Aces teams that were # 1 in the Nation in 1985 and 1986 and played in the Final four in 1985.
  • University of Evansville of team captain and an All-Missouri Valley Conference selection in 1987.
  • Served as a club coach for Evansville United; Evansville SC; FC Evansville; etc.