|Year:||3rd at MIT|
|College:||Univ. of Pennsylvania '95|
Mike Singleton will enter his third season as the head men’s soccer coach at MIT. He came to the Engineers with a wealth of national, collegiate and youth soccer coaching experience.
In 2012, Singleton guided the Engineers to their ﬁrst NEWMAC championship title in program history after defeating Wheaton and Springﬁeld and advancing in penalty kicks against Babson. MIT received its ﬁrst automatic bid to NCAAs, making its third national appearance, the last of which was in 2008. In the ﬁrst round, the Engineers fell to Oneonta State, 4-2. They ended the season with a record of 13-5-2.
Singleton has served as the Executive Director of the
Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association for the past two years. He
is also a United States Youth Soccer Region I ODP Senior Staff
Coach, the U16 Region Head Coach, as well as a United States
National Staff Coach, working as both a coach and psychologist at
the U14 National Camp and helping to construct the National D and
National Youth License courses. Singleton has also served as a
Technical Committee Member for both the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup and
the 2003 Women’s World Cup.
At the collegiate level, Singleton has served on the coaching staffs at Emerson College, Delaware and St. Joseph’s College in Indiana, where he was the head coach of the men’s squad from 1997 to 2000.
Singleton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. He earned his master’s in clinical psychology from Purdue University in 1998. He currently holds his USSF A license, NSCAA Premier Diploma and his FIFA Futuro III Diploma as well. Singleton also holds Youth Coaching Licenses from the US, England and the Netherlands.