Southwest Baptist University

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


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Rick Daum

Patrick ‘Rick’ Daum is in his sixth year (2021-22) in the Southwest Baptist University Department of Athletics. Rick Daum is a member of the Athletics Administration Team in the role of Director of External Operations. Daum is responsible for a variety of functions ranging from sponsorships, to donor relations and athletics marketing. In December, 2017, Daum was also named the third Head Coach of the Men’s Soccer Team since its relaunch for the 2012 season.

Academic Success:

-8 Bearcats Men’s Soccer 2019-20 GEICO Academic All-Conference Honorees

-2 Bearcats Men’s Soccer 2019-20 James Gaffney FSC Distinguished Scholar Award

-Spring 2019 team GPA 3.11

-Spring 2020 team GPA 3.33


-Community Sports Camp Leader

-Hosted Hickory County Youth Soccer Day

-Spoke at AYSO Leadership and Youth Soccer Development Meeting

-Team Service Project Renovation of First Baptist Church Property

-Multiple Bearcats Soccer Players Coaching in Springfield/Bolivar Area Youth Soccer Clubs

-Multiple Bearcats Soccer Players Hosting Youth Clinics and Individual Trainings

-Multiple Bearcats Soccer Players serving as community referees

-SBU Soccer School Youth and Player ID Camp Director

-Midwest Region Sports Player ID Camp Instructor


-NCAA Regional Advisory Committee 2018

-NCAA Division II Site Representative, Third and Quarterfinal Round - Men’s Soccer Championships, 2018

-NCAA Division I Site Representative, First Round – Men’s Soccer Championships, 2019

-NAADD Convention Grant Award Winner 2020


-Born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

-Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team 2014-2016

-Roanoke College Student Government Senator 2015

-National Society of Leadership and Success 2016

-Graduated Roanoke College, BBA, 2016

-Graduated Southwest Baptist University, MBA, 2018

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Charles Guelly

Charles Guelly will begin his second season (2021-22) as Graduate Assistant Coach for the Men’s Soccer team. A native from Paris in France, Guelly has obtained a bachelor of arts at Drury University (2018) where he majored in Business Management.

Before coming overseas, Charles has been playing in one of the most prestigious academy in France: Paris Saint Germain. That’s where he got to play with current and future national players, some of them 2018 world’s cup winners. At Drury, Guelly was named twice in the All-conference teams (2016-2017).

Guelly has origins in Peru, from his mother side, where he got to live 7 months and has allowed to speak fluently in Spanish. Guelly speaks fluently three languages: English, French, and Spanish. Guelly brings years of international and domestic playing and coaching experiences. Guelly is a young and very passionate coach that has the passion to bring the best out of the players, and to develop people off the field as well.

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