Southwest Baptist University

SBU Bearcat Athletics
1600 University Avenue Bolivar, MO 65613
Division 2 Missouri Midwest
Private Small Competitive team

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Stefan Skillman

Stefan Skillman is entering his first season (2019-20) as the head women's soccer coach.


Skillman has 10 years of coaching experience, 4 as an assistant and 6 as a head coach. From 2016-2019 Skillman coached at York College where he served as the Head Women's Soccer coach. In his time there he rebuilt the team from a 12 player roster to a 33 player roster, taking the team from 0 wins against NAIA opponents to two consecutive years of 10 win seasons. Along with their improvement in wins, he helped the team qualify for the KCAC Conference tournament two years in a row.


In 2017, Skillman was named KCAC Coach of the Year. He has guided 11 players to All-KCAC awards, 2 NSCAA College Team Ethics & Sportsmanship awards, 2 Player KCAC Character Medallion awards, and 3 Daktronics NAIA Women's Soccer Scholar Athletes.


In 2013, Skillman started the women's soccer program at Sheridan College, serving as the head coach until 2016. He guided 9 players to Region IX All-Academic team in his time there. From 2011-2013, Skillman served as the Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach & Goal Keeper Coach at Dakota Wesleyan University. From 2008-2011 he was the Head Assistant Men’s Coach & Goal Keeper Coach at Grace Bible College.


Skillman now resides in Bolivar with his wife, three daughters, and son.

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Hakeem Milson

Milson is entering his first season (2019-20) as the Graduate Assistant for the Women’s

Soccer team.


Prior to this position, Milson graduated from NCAA Division I Canisius College in Buffalo, New York with a degree in Sports Management. At Canisius, Milson competed for their men's soccer program for 3 seasons. He was named to the MAAC All-Academic Team in 2016. While there, Milson appeared in 57 games, starting 29 of those games. Milson spent his freshman year at Wayland Baptist University, playing in 18 games, making 14 starts.


Along with his successful collegiate career, Milson represented Jamaica's all-school team in a Florida tournament in 2013.


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