Following five successful
seasons at Hastings College, 11-year coaching veteran Ted Flogaites (pronounced Flow-guy-tes) took over at Western
Illinois as head coach of the women's soccer program in July 2012.
In his first season at the helm, Flogaites guided the Leathernecks to a 13-6-0 overall record, a 5-3-0 conference mark and a berth to the 2012 Summit League Championship. Western entered the tournament as the No. 4 seed and fell 1-0 to the No. 1 seed and eventual champion Oakland in the semifinal round. For their play, Kellie Julius and Jordan Spaciel were All-Tournament team selections.
The Leathernecks rewrote the Western Illinois record book in 2012 setting team season records in shots (384), shots per game (20.21), shots on goal (180), shots on goal per game (9.47) and goals against average (0.63). The squad also tied records in shutouts (9) and goals (38). Laura Atkinson earned Summit League 'Goalkeeper of the Year' and received an All-League First Team nod along with her teammates Katie Condon and Amber Davis.
took over as the Leathernecks' fifth head coach in program history. He brought to
Western a career record of 123-85-13 in 11 years as a head coach, including a
five-year mark of 76-22-9 (.752 winning percentage) with the Broncos. Over the
past seven years - coaching at three institutions - Flogaites has turned in
consecutive winning seasons, accumulating a 105-30-12 record.
led Hastings to the 2010 NAIA national championship game, qualified for three
national tournaments (2008, 2010, 2011), was nationally-ranked the past two
seasons, and set a program record winning 19 games last season (20-game
unbeaten streak snapped in Round of 16 at NAIA nationals).
his tutelage, HC recorded 52 shutouts during his five seasons and has remained
undefeated at home since October 2007. In fact, the team was 26-0-1 in regular
season and tournament Great Plains Athletic Conference play spanning the past
two seasons as Flogaites and the Broncos won four titles (two regular season
GPAC titles/two GPAC Tournament titles). The reigning two-time GPAC 'Coach of
the Year', Flogaites was the NSCAA/Mondo and Brine NAIA 'National Coach of the
Year' in 2010.
years ago the Broncos finished ranked 24th nationally and ended the 2011 season
as the No. 9 team in NAIA.
Flogaites led the College of the Southwest to a 17-3 record
in 2006 as head coach, winning the Red River Athletic Conference regular season
title and advancing to the NAIA nationals. He received conference and regional 'Coach
of the Year' accolades from the RRAC and NSCAA/adidas, respectively. For three
years he coached at Lambuth University, appearing in the conference tournament
each season and setting a program record for wins in 2005 (12).
During his two-year tenure at New Jersey City University, he
produced more wins than the previous five years combined.
Since January 2007 he also served as head coach/instructor
of coaching education for the Nebraska Olympic Development Program. For two
years during that time he also worked on the coaching staff for the Region II
ODP. He holds USSF National 'A' License, National Goalkeeping License, and
National Youth License. Flogaites also earned the National Youth License,
National Goalkeeping Diploma and Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma from the
He began his collegiate playing career at Adelphi University
before finishing at UC Santa Barbara where he earned his bachelor's degree in
philosophy in May 1999. He earned his master's degree in health science from
New Jersey City in May 2002 and is currently finishing his doctoral degree
requirements in sports management from the Unites States Sports Academy.
2012 Head Coach - Western Illinois: 13-6-0
2011 Head Coach -
Hastings College: 19-3-1
2010 Head Coach -
Hastings College: 17-5-3
2009 Head Coach -
Hastings College: 13-4-3
2008 Head Coach -
Hastings College: 14-6-1
2007 Head Coach -
Hastings College: 13-4-1
2006 Head Coach -
College of the Southwest: 17-3
2005 Head Coach -
Lambuth University: 12-6-3
2004 Head Coach -
Lambuth University: 3-13-1
2003 Head Coach -
Lambuth University: 5-14
2002 Head Coach -
New Jersey City University: 5-14
2001 Head Coach -
New Jersey City University: 5-13