Matt Grawrock is the director of soccer, heading the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Southern Virginia University. He has also served as Southern Virginia’s compliance officer since 2011 spearheading the university’s transition to NCAA Division III membership.
In his six years has head women’s soccer coach, Grawrock has become the program’s second-winningest coach, accumulating a 46-51-4 (.485) record highlighted by a 10-6-1 USCAA national championship season in 2008. In 2010, Grawrock led women’s soccer to an 11-6-1 record capped by a third-place finish at the USCAA national championship.
During his time at the helm of Southern Virginia women’s soccer, Grawrock has coached 17 USCAA all-americans and 21 academic all-americans.
Prior to becoming Southern Virginia’s head women’s soccer coach, Grawrock was the head girl’s soccer coach at Valley Catholic High School in Beaverton, Ore. from 2002-2005, amassing a 36-19-6 (.639) record including four league playoff appearances and two trips to the state playoffs.
While a student at Southern Virginia, Grawrock served as an assistant women’s soccer coach under the program’s all-time winningest coach, Joe Bouchelle, from 1999-2001 as the team went 37-14-1 (.721) over that period, including an NSCAA national championship in 2001. He also played one season on Southern Virginia’s 1998 men’s soccer team that placed sixth at the NSCAA national tournament.
Grawrock has a B.A. in liberal arts from Southern Virginia and a master’s degree in sport management and sport coaching from the United States Sports Academy. He is an American Sports Education Program certified coach and holds a United States Soccer Federation national “D” license and national diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Grawrock’s wife, Duste, is head softball coach at Southern Virginia University. They live in Buena Vista, Va., with their three children.
B.A., Southern Virginia University, 2002
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