Kurtis Boardsen enters his third season as Stephens head soccer coach in 2019. He is the third coach to lead the program since its restart in 2012.
In 2018, Boardsen coached three All-AMC honorable mention members. The Stars had four players named to the Academic All-AMC squad and one to the Champions of Character team.
In 2017, Boardsen coached two All-AMC honorable mention players. Off the field, six players were named Academic All-AMC, while one was tabbed a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
Boardsen came to Stephens after spending a year coaching at Sporting Columbia Soccer Club. He has also coached at Moberly (Mo.) High School and worked the Number One Soccer Camps in Missouri and Wisconsin.
Boardsen played defender for Westminster (Mo.) for four seasons (2007-10) and helped guide the Blue Jays to the SLIAC Tournament championship game in 2007 and 2008. He was named Academic All-Conference as a sophomore.
Boardsen earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and secondary education from Westminster in 2011.
The Moberly, Mo., native attended Moberly High School. He and his wife, Jordyn, have one son, Gavin, and daughter, Everleigh.