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Belhaven Univ. Men's Soccer
Belhaven Univ. Men's Soccer

COACHING STAFF


JOHN KEHOE | ASSISTANT COACH

John Kehoe is in his third season as the top assistant coach for the Men's Soccer program under head coach Carl Griffiths.

Kehoe returned to Belhaven as an assistant for the 2014 season. He played all four years of his college career at Belhaven. Kehoe played in 58 games as a Blazer and notched six goals, had 13 assists, and 25 points. Upon finishing, he joined the staff as a graduate assistant where he studied a Masters in Leadership.

Kehoe, a native of Ballylinan, County Laois, Ireland played for Shelbourne FC in Dublin Ireland, and was a graduate of Colaiste Ide, before coming to the states.

Kehoe has also coached at a number of youth soccer clubs and now coaches for the Mississippi Rush Soccer Club. He currently holds his USSF "A" license and National Youth license.


CRAIG McCABE | STUDENT ASSISTANT COACH

Craig McCabe enters his first year as a student assistant coach at Belhaven after spending the last two seasons playing for the Blazers Men's Soccer team. 

During his time at Belhaven, McCabe played a defensive role in his two seasons with the Blazers, while scoring one goal. 

"I'm happy and excited to continue to be a part of the Belhaven Men's Soccer team. When I moved to Belhaven University, I noticed how professional the setup was. The coaches were always trying to educate and develop us as players and it's no different now that I am on the coaching staff. I want to develop as a coach and be a part of a great team here."

Prior to his move to Belhaven, McCabe came to the United States in 2011 and played for the Herkimer County Community College Generals in New York. In 21 games, he scored 10 goals, collected 13 assists and 33 points as a midfielder. McCabe scored the game winning goal to extend Herkimer's national tournament run and was recognized as the team's Most Valuable Player.

Before moving to the United States, McCabe played for the Dundee United Academy under current Newcastle's Assistant Coach Ian Cathro in Scotland.

While obtaining a Higher National Diploma at Dundee College, McCabe also coached for Box Soccer and the Dundee United J League. His coaching qualifications include: Level 1, 2 and 3 coaching badges from the Scottish Football Association and a Level E USA certification.

McCabe is currently working towards a degree in Sports Administration from Belhaven.