Derek Mazeitis enters his 16th season at the helm of the University of Saint Mary Men's Soccer Program where the Spires are coming off of a strong 2019 campaign and saw their best season in almost 20 years.
During his tenure at the University of Saint Mary, Coach Mazeitis has seen his teams earn berths into regional and conference post season play. Under the direction of Mazeitis, many Spires have received All-KCAC and All-Region recognition as well as his teams being recognized numerous times as an NAIA scholar team and garnered several COSIDA and academic All-Americans.
Most recently, the Spire men have been named as the KCAC Team of Character in back to back years in 2018 and 2019.
Mazeitis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) in 1996 and received a Master's degree in Education from the University of Saint Mary in 2010.
In his spare time, Coach Mazeitis, a native of Leavenworth enjoys spending his time with his wife, Dana, and their two sons, Aidan and Cooper at their home in Kansas City, Mo.