Zach Bice enters his eighth year as head coach of the men's and women's soccer programs and fourth as co-head coach with Evan Dresel.
Last season, Bice was named NCCAA Co-Coach of the Year after guiding the Men's Soccer Evangels to their best season since joining the NAIA, including qualifying for the Sooner Athletic Conference for the first time in school history. He also helped the Lady Evangels make their third straight appearance in the SAC Postseason Tournament, including a landmark 2-1 OT victory over then No. 4-ranked Oklahoma City University.
In 2010, Bice earned Sooner Athletic Conference Co-Head Coach of the Year after helping the Lady Evangels win a school-record 16 matches along with their best ever finish of third in the Sooner Athletic Conference. The Lady Evangels defeated Oklahoma Baptist 2-0 to advance to SAC tournament semifinals, before a hard-fought 2-1 loss at John Brown. Bice has also led the men's soccer squad to three straight NCCAA Central Regional appearances.
In his first season in 2006 the men went 7-16 and in 2007 they improved to 10-6-2. 2007 marked the Evangels inaugural season in the NAIA.
In their first season in the NAIA and the second season as a program the women's team improved their record from the previous year by 12 wins with a 12-7 record.
Overall, Bice is a three-time NCCAA Central Regional Coach of the Year and has been named SAC Coach of the Year once.
A native of Moore, Oklahoma, Bice played for Norman Celtic and Moore High School. He was an All-State selection his senior year. In 2003, Bice earned his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Central Oklahoma and also has is Master's degree in Leadership Administration from MACU.
Coach Bice came to MACU because he loves the game and wants to impact athletes for Christ. He and his wife, Lori, have served at First Baptist Church, Moore in the Student Ministry for the past 15 years.
They have two children, Kenzi, 18, and Brantley, 15.
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