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Brad Hauter '87 Appointed Head Men's Soccer Coach

April 28, 2008

hauter.jpgApril 28, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Brad Hauter, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, is returning to his alma mater as the head men's soccer coach. Hauter comes to DePauw from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology where he has served as head men's and women's soccer coach.

"Brad is a perfect fit for DePauw," says Page Cotton, director of athletics, who has led the Tiger soccer program since 1969 and is retiring from the coaching post at the end of this academic year. "He not only brings a great deal of coaching experience to the program, but will also be a tremendous asset to thesoccer ball 4.jpg athletic department."

Hauter will become just the third coach in the 42-year history of the DePauw program. His women's teams at Rose-Hulman compiled an 86-39-6 record in seven seasons including a 19-3 finish in 2007 with the program's first apperance in NCAA postseason play. In five seasons as the men's coach, Hauter has put together a 55-37-5 mark including the program's first national ranking. He was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Coach of the Year and Men's Co-Coach of the Year this season.

He also served as head men's coach at St. Mary's University (Minn.) for six seasons where his teams compiled a 57-41-6 record including the highest winning percentage in the program's history.0929071.jpg Hauter's resume also includes working as an assistant coach at DePauw, Judson (Ill.) and Gustavus Adolphus and served as an assistant men's coach with the Rockford Raptors professional team and an assistant women's coach with the Rockford Dactyls.

Hauter also serves as the host and producer of Junk'd, a program with an estimated 1.5 million weekly viewers, and was ESPN's "Play of the Day" in 2003 when he rode a lawn mower more than 5,000 miles cross-country to raise funds for Keep America Beautiful..

Learn more about Brad Hauter -- who earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from DePauw where he was a four-year starting goalkeeper and two-time MVP -- at the men's soccer team's Web page.  The story is also reported by the Terre Haute Tribune-Star.

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