Michigan Wolverines men's soccer

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Michigan Wolverines
men's soccer
2017 Michigan Wolverines men's soccer team
Michigan Wolverines logo.svg
Founded 2000; 17 years ago (2000)
University University of Michigan
Head coach Chaka Daley[1]
Conference Big Ten
Location Ann Arbor, MI
Stadium U-M Soccer Stadium[2]
(Capacity: 2,200)
Nickname Wolverines
Colors Maize and Blue[3]
NCAA Tournament College Cup
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
2003, 2010
NCAA Tournament appearances
2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2017
Conference Tournament championships
Conference Regular Season championships

The Michigan Wolverines men's soccer team is the intercollegiate soccer program representing the University of Michigan. The school competes in the Big Ten Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).


Soccer became a varsity sport at the University of Michigan in 2000. The team plays at the U-M Soccer Stadium that was built in 2010.[4]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team colors of Michigan are maize and blue. The badge is formed in a shape of a shield. At the top it has the word Michigan inscribed in maize behind a blue background, with the word Soccer on the bottom and a block M in the middle.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Canada Chaka Daley
Assistant Coach England Tommy McMenemy
Assistant Coach United States Ian Gordona
Volunteer Assistant Coach United States Jhojan Obando
Program Assistant United States Tim Weaver

Source [5]

Year-by-year record[edit]

Michigan (in blue) playing against Loyola in 2013
Year Head Coach Record Big Ten Standings Big Ten Tournament NCAA Tournament
2000 Steve Burns 6-10-0 1-5-0 6th 5th
2001 Steve Burns 10-7-1 3-3-0 5th 3rd
2002 Steve Burns 11-7-2 3-3-0 2nd 2nd
2003 Steve Burns 14-7-1 5-1-0 2nd 5th Elite Eight
2004 Steve Burns 11-8-4 1-4-1 7th 3rd 2nd Round
2005 Steve Burns 8-10-1 2-4-0 5th 5th
2006 Steve Burns 7-10-4 1-2-3 5th 3rd
2007 Steve Burns 10-7-2 0-4-2 7th 5th
2008 Steve Burns 13-6-3 4-1-1 2nd 3rd Sweet 16
2009 Steve Burns 10-7-1 2-4-0 6th 5th
2010 Steve Burns 17-5-3 4-2-0 2nd Champions Semifinals
2011 Steve Burns 5-14-1 1-5-0 6th 5th
2012 Chaka Daley 11-10-1 3-2-1 3rd 2nd 2nd Round
2013 Chaka Daley 8-7-3 3-3-0 4th 5th
2014 Chaka Daley 6-9-3 3-3-2 6th 5th
2015 Chaka Daley 8-6-4 3-3-2 6th 5th
2016 Chaka Daley 4-11-4 1-6-1 8th 5th
2017 Chaka Daley 12–5–2 6–1–1 1st 3rd 2nd round

Source [1]

Professional players[edit]


U-M Soccer Stadium as it appeared during the 2013 season

Michigan has played at the U-M Soccer Complex since 2008, and at the U-M Soccer Stadium (built on the site of the Soccer Complex) since 2010.[2] The entire complex cost $6 million to build and includes three fields, including separate practice fields for both the men's and women's teams.[2] The 2,200-seat stadium is built around the central field, and it includes stands on both sides of the field that are both covered by a roof.[2] The stadium features a press box, separate home locker rooms for both the men's and women's teams, an athletic medicine training room, and handicap seating, as well as restrooms and concessions for spectators.[2]


Michigan supporters are known as Michigan Ultras. They support the Michigan Wolverines men's and women's soccer teams from the student section. The section consists of over 900 members and is located in the student bleachers of the U-M Soccer Complex and is a registered official student organization with the University of Michigan.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Michigan Men's Soccer Year-by-Year Results". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "U-M Soccer Stadium". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved August 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Style Guide: Colors". Office of Global Communications, University of Michigan. July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Building up a program". The Michigan Daily. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Michigan Men's Soccer Roster". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 

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