Greg Muhr Named Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
CHICAGO - DePaul women's soccer John Wilson recently annoucned that Greg Muhr is joining the staff as assistant coach. Muhr joins the DePaul soccer program and brings extensive experience at all levels of soccer.
"We are very proud to have a coach of Greg's caliber and class join our staff," said Wilson. "He brings a wealth of knowledge at all levels of the game and his insight and intuition in the game of soccer will be a great asset to our program."
Prior to joining the women’s soccer program at DePaul, he was the co-founder and head trainer for the Exodus Soccer Club in Barrington, Ill. With Exodus, he worked with the club teams from ages nine to 19, including a European tour for the U-19 boys and girls programs.
In addition to his club experience, Muhr also coached in the W-League in 2004 with the Fort Collins Force. The W-League is recognized as North America’s best women’s development organization. It gives the nation’s top collegiate players the opportunity to play alongside established international players while maintaining their eligibility.
Muhr’s first W-League experience came with the Chicago Cobras. During his five seasons with the Cobras, they won the W-League championship in 2000 and finished runner-up twice. In 1999, his first season, he was named the W-League Coach of the Year
As a player, he played in the USISL and NPSL. With USISL D-3 league Muhr was a member of the Chicago Stingers from 1997-00. Prior to that, he played in the NPSL for the Chicago Power (1992-95), St. Louis Ambush (1995-96) and the Detroit Rockers (1996-97). Muhr started his professional career with the Chicago Power in 1989-90 as a member of ASIA before playing for the St. Louis Storm of the MLS. The Storm selected Muhr as the third overall pick of the 1990 draft.
Collegiately, Muhr played four seasons at Eastern Illinois University. He graduated from EIU with a psychology degree in 1989. A Chicagoland native, he played high school soccer at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, Ill.