Emmanuel College (GA)

Emmanuel College Athletics
181 Spring St. PO Box 129 Franklin Springs, GA 30639
Division 2 Georgia Southeast
Private Very Small Competitive team


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Scott Borchers

Coach Borchers was named Head Coach of the Emmanuel College Soccer programs in April 2007. In 2010 he began coaching solely the Men’s Soccer program. Since 2010, the Lions have posted five winning seasons.

In 2011 the Lions earned a NCCAA Region runner-up placing. In 2014 the Lions earned their first trip to the NCCAA National Tournament. In 2015 The Soccer Lions earned their first NCCAA Region Championship and another trip to the NCCAA National Tournament. The Soccer Lions finished as National Runners-Up at the NCCAA National Championships, ending the season ranked #2 Nationally in NCCAA. Coach Borchers was recognized as the 2015 NCCAA South Region Coach of the Year.

Scott comes to EC with an impressive breadth of experience. He played at Piedmont College (1995-1998) as a "Four-year starter and three-year captain". He earned distinction as an All-Conference player (1996-1998), selection to the 1997 NAIA All-South Region Team, and earned All-American Honorable Mention in 1997. Scott also played at the semi-pro level as a member of the "Bluebird Premiere League", New Zealand in 2000.

Coach Borchers' coaching experience is also noteworthy. Scott has coached at the Georgia Futbol Club in Lilburn, GA, and currently at Rapids Futbol Club in Clarkesville, GA. From 2003-2006 he served as the Head Coach for Men's and Women's Soccer at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, GA. Scott led the 2006 Truett-McConnell Men's team to a 11-4-4 record, their first winning season in 10 years. He was also responsible for a similar result with the Women's program, leading the team from a 1-17 record to a 10-9-2 record and 3rd place in their conference in 2006. These were remarkable reversals of direction in only three full seasons. Scott was recognized by his coaching peers as the 2006 GJCAA Region 17 Coach of the Year.

Coach Borchers states that his three primary passions are: serving God, his family, and soccer. Borchers’ vision for the EC Soccer Program is for the team to “play hard, play soccer, and play together.” Borchers states, “We want to have an amazing chemistry within this program, enjoying our time together, enjoying the game together, and honoring the Lord with our talents.”

Coach Borchers holds a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. Borchers earned his Masters degree in Physical Education with a Coaching Specialization from Ball State University in 2008.

Scott and his wife Audrey, with their sons Cole, Kale and Ian are an integral part of the EC Soccer family.

Coach Borchers 2018-19 Commitment Statement:

"You can count on me to hold myself, the staff, and our team to a high standard, that is prepared and taught with excellence. We will be intentional in exploring new and innovative ideas to challenge ourselves and the players both spiritually and in the game of soccer. My priorities will always be in this order God, family, soccer. I will set an example of a Godly father, husband, and man. I will communicate to challenge and encourage. I will lead us with an unwavering pursuit of teaching servanthood and showing these young men what they are capable of. This team will NOT be about me!!"

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