Hometown: Whitehouse, Ohio
Alma Mater: University of Bridgeport
Nick P. Smith was announced as Head Women's Soccer Coach at Concordia University, Nebraska in March of 2023. He makes the transiton after previously serving at an NAIA school within his home state.
Originally from Whitehouse, Ohio, Nick Smith possesses extensive experience at the college and club levels. Smith had served Lourdes University since the summer of 2019 as an assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s soccer programs. In his one season with the women’s program, Smith helped the Gray Wolves break a school record for wins in a season and claim a victory at the conference tournament for the first time ever. In his assistant role, Smith involved himself in all aspects of the program, including training sessions, tactical breakdowns, recruiting, academic mentoring and lineup selections. The men’s program also broke its school record for wins in a season with Smith’s aid.
While simultaneously coaching college soccer, Smith lent his expertise as Associate Head Coach of Toledo Villa FC (2019-2023) and Director of Coaching/Staff Coach at Pacesetter Soccer Club (2021-2023). He assisted in the Pacesetter Soccer Club winning its first national championship. His experience also includes time spent as Head Coach of the Royal Oak FC (2020-2021) and collegiate stops at NCAA Division II Chaminade University (2016-2018) as Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach and University of Bridgeport (2012-13) as a graduate assistant.
As a collegiate student-athlete, Smith played at both Chaminade and Bridgeport and was a team captain for both programs. He went on to play in the USL League Two for the Indiana Invaders.
Smith owns Coaching/Scouting Licenses from the English FA and USSF and previously lent his knowledge as a soccer color commentator for Buckeye Cable Sport Network. In his professional career, Smith has also used his law degree as a practicing attorney.
Smith is a 2011 graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a degree in International Political Economy and Diplomacy. He earned a Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2016. Nick and his wife Marcy have two daughters, Ellis and Andi, and a German Shepard named Achilles.
Hometown: Beavercreek, Ohio
Alma Mater: Wilmington College
Mellonee Hall joined the Concordia University Women’s Soccer coaching staff prior to the 2021-22 academic year while continuing her coaching career. Previously, Hall spent two years as an assistant coach at her alma mater, NCAA Division III Wilmington College (Ohio).
A native of Beavercreek, Ohio, Hall excelled during a collegiate playing career that saw her start all four seasons and serve as a captain for two years at Wilmington. She was named the 2017 team MVP and the school’s 2018 Fall Athlete of the Year. Hall also garnered recognition as second team all-conference and second team All-Ohio in 2018. She went on to play for the Dayton Dutch Lions of the Women’s Premier Soccer League and for the Columbus Eagles of the Premier Arena Soccer League.
In addition to two seasons as an assistant coach at Wilmington, Hall coached the CUSA gold 06 girls for one year.
Hall earned her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management along with minors in Coaching and Business Administration from Wilmington. She is pursuing her master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration. Mellonee is the daughter of Mike and Gwynne Hall and has a brother named Mason.
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa
The 2022 season represented Richard Day’s first as an assistant coach on the Concordia University Women’s Soccer coaching staff. Day possesses coaching experience from numerous levels, including high school, club and college soccer.
A native of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Day has served as head coach for the Papillion Soccer Club (2011-13), the Bellevue Soccer Club (2013-16), the Council Bluffs Soccer Club (2013-20) and is presently the head coach of the Villareal Nebraska Academy in Omaha. In conjunction with those roles, Day worked as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Iowa Western Community College (2013-19), as an assistant boys soccer coach at Abraham Lincoln High School (2014-18) and as Academy Director of the Council Bluffs Soccer Club (2019-20).
In those professional capacities, Day’s accomplishments include multiple Nebraska Soccer League (NSL) Premier League championships, an Iowa Soccer League (ISL) championship in 2019, an Iowa State Cup championship/regional qualification in 2017 and an NCJAA national championship with Iowa Western in 2013.
Day owns a USSF ‘D’ License and a National Diploma from United Soccer Coaches. In addition, Day has a passion for the sport of golf, as exhibited by his past roles as a Golf Professional and Assistant Golf Pro at multiple courses.
Hometown: Oak Lawn, Ill.
Alma Mater: Trinity Christian College
Michael McIntyre completed his first season coaching goalkeepers for the Concordia Men’s and Women’s Soccer programs in 2022-23. As a collegiate athlete, McIntyre played keeper for NAIA member Trinity Christian College (Ill.). McIntyre helped the Bulldog men win a GPAC tournament title and reach the national tournament in 2022. Keeper Gabriel Mendoza was named an honorable mention all-conference award winner.
A native of Oak Lawn, Ill., McIntyre earned Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete honors in both baseball and soccer while competing for the Trolls. McIntyre’s experience as a coach includes a run as the goalkeeper coach at Southside Baptist High School in 2019. McIntyre was an all-conference player during his own prep career at Southside Baptist.
McIntyre earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Sport Management from Trinity Christian. He is currently pursuing his MBA with a marketing focus at Concordia. Michael is married to Julie McIntyre.