Head Coach Kurt Anderson



 
  Head Coach  
  25th Season in 2013-14  
  Overall Record at St. Olaf (men): 245-163-30 (.594)  
Overall Record (men): 306-203-41 (.594)
Career Record (men and women): 353-240-48 (.588)
MIAC Record (men only): 142-80-19 (.629)
Hometown: Chicago
Alma Mater: Augustana '79
E-mail: anderk@stolaf.edu
Office Phone: 507-786-3253
 
 

THE ANDERSON FILE
1979: Started soccer program at Augustana College.
1989: Became head coach for the St. Olaf men's soccer team.
2001-05: Took over women's head coaching job at St. Olaf.
2011: Won MIAC Championship and was invited to NCAA national tournament.
Kurt Anderson will be in his 25th season as the Oles' head coach in 2013. Anderson has helped St. Olaf to 18 winning seasons, five MIAC championships and five NCAA tournament berths in his tenure.

Anderson led the Oles to its last title in 2011 and has 12 double-digit win seasons to his credit including a 17-win season in 2011 and an 11-victory campaign in 2007 and is the winningest coach in school history. In 1999 Anderson guided the Oles to their best season in school history, a 17-2-1 record and an invitation to the NCAA tournament. The Oles were ranked in the National NSCAA Top 20 poll all season and spent the majority of the fall ranked third.

In 2001, Anderson took over as the women's head coach as well, leading the Ole women to the MIAC tournament in 2004. After compiling a 46-37-7 record in five seasons, he returned to leading the men's program only in 2006.

Anderson started his career and the program at Augustana College (Ill.), his alma mater, in 1979. He spent seven seasons in Rock Island, leading the Vikings to a 61-38-10 record.

Anderson holds a national coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation and has earned a national diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). He currently serves as the NSCAA National Chair for Division III soccer rankings and has been the NSCAA state representative and on the NCAA tournament selection committee.

He volunteers his time in the spring and summer as a coach and clinician for the Northfield Soccer Association and is the current Soccer Director at the national FCA camp. Anderson earned an M.S. in physical education from Drake University.

Anderson also serves as an assistant baseball coach. He and his wife and Barbara live in Northfield and have two children, Karl and Signe.

The Oles Under Kurt Anderson
Season Overall Pct. MIAC Pct. MIAC Place
1989 13-4-0 .765 7-3-0 .700 3rd
1990 9-7-2 .556 7-2-1 .750 5th
1991 13-4-1 .750 7-3-0 .700 4th
1992 9-6-2 .588 7-2-1 .750 1st
1993 12-4-2 .722 6-3-1 .650 3rd
1994 10-7-1 .583 7-3-0 .700 3rd
1995 7-9-2 .444 3-5-2 .400 6th
1996 11-7-0 .611 7-3-0 .700 3rd
1997 6-12-0 .611 3-7-0 .300 8th
1998 15-3-0 .833 9-1-0 .900 1st
1999 17-2-1 .875 9-1-0 .900 2nd
2000 9-9-0 .500 7-3-0 .700 3rd
2001 7-10-1 .417 5-4-1 .550 6th
2002 8-8-2 .500 4-5-1 .450 6th
2003 7-9-2 .444 6-4-0 .600 5th
2004 11-7-1 .605 8-1-1 .850 1st
2005 6-10-2 .389 4-5-1 .450 8th
2006 6-10-2 .389 3-5-2 .400 8th
2007 11-9-0 .550 6-4-0 .600 4th
2008 10-7-1 .583 4-5-1 .450 6th
2009 13-5-2 .700 7-3-0 .700 2nd
2010 7-6-5 .527 3-3-4 .500 7th
2011 17-4-1 .795 7-2-1 .750 1st
2012 11-6-1 .639 6-3-1 .650 5th
Total 245-163-30 .594 142-80-18 .629 ---