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About Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame

Established in 1992 The Hall of Fame “belongs” to the Indiana soccer community and not to anyone organization or group of individuals. It honors individuals whose outstanding achievements and significant accomplishments have had a long-lasting effect upon the sport of soccer in Indiana and merit the highest recognition.

Goals & Objectives
  • To promote the sport to both the soccer community and to the general public
  • To honor those who contributed to the growth of soccer in Indiana
  • To provide future generations with exemplary citizenship role models
  • To build and bring public attention to the sport of soccer
2023 Hall Of Fame Inductees



Doug Diedrich has been 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. He coached soccer 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.

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Mike Getman played for Indiana University (1978-81) All-American between 1978 until 1981. He was Instrumental in starting the Bloomington SC Cosmos with Nick Matavuli (Indiana Soccer HOF) Dennis Grace (Indiana HOF). A rookie of the year ASL, Mike joined the Detroit Express 1982 ASL Champions (1982-1983). He went on to become an assistant Coach at Indiana University. In 1987 he became the Head Coach at Harvard University where he became the youngest coach to reach NCAA Div I final four. He Harvard to number 1 ranking for the first time in school history.

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2022 Hall Of Fame Inductees



Rob is credited for creating the award winning “USA of Indiana Have A Ball in School Fitness with a Ball” program. Have A Ball has reached over 50,000 school age children, introducing each to the game of soccer with an Indiana approved school curriculum. He is recognized by United Soccer Coaches – 2020 High School Coach of Significance Award Winner for Indiana as well as the United Soccer Coaches 2020 Midwest High School Coach of the Year. Rob has a High School record of 452 – 140 - 51. Coach Jordan has coached 1400 high school student athletes plus coached at least 700 Indiana Soccer Association Club soccer.



Bobby played at LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA for 4 years from 1982-1986. His career took him overseas to play for Iraklis FC in Greece for year from (1986-1986). From 1986 - 1987 he played for New York Express Uniondale, NY before joining the Fort Wayne Flames of Fort Wayne, IN for 3 years from (1986-1989). In 1989 he joined Indiana Kick Player Fort Wayne, IN (1989-1990) 1 year before joining the Detroit Rockers Detroit, MI (1990-1991) 1 year, National Pro Soccer School (1992-2001) 9 years, Indiana Men’s State Team Coach – (1994-2000) 6 years, Won 5 Regional Championships & 1 National Championship.

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U19 National Championship Team

  • 2007 USYSA National Championship
  • 15th anniversary of this accomplishment
  • Coaches Ron Boots (1998-2007) and Gene Lindley (1993-present)
  • 2007 U19 Carmel United Cyclones won 2007 USYSA U19 National Championship
  • 2007 U19 Carmel United Cyclones won their IYSA State Cup Championship 8 times which was every year from U12 thru U19.
  • 2006 U-18 USYSA Regional Finalist (Lost to Eclipse eventually National Champion)
  • 2005 U-17 USYSA Regional Semi-Finalist (Lost to Eclipse eventual National Champion)
  • 2004 U-16 USYSA Regional Semi-Finalist
  • 2003 U-15 USYSA Regional Semi-Finalist

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