Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University Athletics
310 E. Market St. Tiffin, OH 44883
Division 3 Ohio Midwest
Private Small Developing team


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Nicholas Spell

Career Synopsis

The 2019 season marks Spell's 14th year as the head coach of the Heidelberg women's soccer program

Career record stands at 76-149-18 (28-82-7 OAC)

Spell is an Advanced National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and United States Soccer Federation (USSF) "D" licensed coach

Has coached 13 All-OAC and 32 Academic All-OAC performers during his tenure at the Berg


Guided the Berg to a 7-11-1 (2-7 OAC) record

Led goalkeeper Alexandra Farmer to her fourth consecutive All-OAC selection

Mentored Maddy Hines to Academic All-Ohio honors

Saw eight earn Academic All-OAC under his leadership


Led the Student Princes to a 10-8-1 record, including a 4-5 OAC record

Mentored Erica Campbell to All-Ohio Honors as a sophomore


Coached the Student Princes to a 7-9-3 record, including a 2-6-1 mark in OAC play

Mentored seven Academic All-OAC student-athletes


Led the Student Princes to an 8-11 record, including a 3-6 OAC record

Coached eight Academic All-OAC student-athletes


Coached team to a 3-13-3 record (0-7-2 OAC)

Mentored five Academic All-OAC student-athletes


Led the Berg to a 3-14-2 mark (2-6-1 OAC)

Coached GK Molly Schriber to 2nd team All-OAC accolades


Guided team to 3-13-1 record, including a 2-7 mark in OAC action


Coached the Student Princes to a 6-11-1 record (3-6 OAC)


Led team to a 9-8-2 record (2-5-2 OAC)

The nine wins marked the most by a Heidelberg women's soccer team since the 2000 season

Kelsey Hogan, Kristen Schneider and Michelle Gross each earn All-OAC honors


Guided the Student Princes to a berth in the OAC Tournament and a 7-12-1 record (4-5 OAC)

The OAC Tournament appearance was the first for the Student Princes since 1999


Coached the Berg women to a 5-11-3 mark, including a 1-7-1 record in OAC matches


Went 5-13 in his second season as head coach, including a 3-5 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play


In his first season, Spell coached his way to a 3-15 record (0-9 OAC)


Served as an assistant coach for both the men's and women's programs at his alma mater, Marietta College

Helped coach the women's team to a school-record 14 victories in the 2005 season

Collegiate Experience

2003 graduate of Marietta College

Played four years of varsity soccer for the Pioneers

Served as team captain and was named the team's Most Valuable Player in both 2002 and 2003


Resides in Tiffin

Recieved masters of education from Marietta in 2005

Spell is a board member of the Tiffin Soccer Club

Active with the River Valley Soccer Club (RVSC), coaching an under-15 boys as well as an under-11 and under-12 girls team out of Parkersburg, W.Va

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Jorge Salcedo

Career Synopsis

The 2019 season is Salcedo's second as a graduate assistant for the Heidelberg women's soccer program

Previous coaching experience with Global Premier Soccer


Assisted in guiding the Student Princes to a 7-11-1 (2-7 OAC) record

Mentored Alexandra Farmer to All-OAC selection

Guided eight to Academic All-OAC and one to Academic All-Ohio

Collegiate Experience

Graduate of the University of Northwestern Ohio

Helped guide the Racers deep into the NAIA National Tournament (semifinals in 2015, quarterfinals in 2016)

Won two WHAC Tournament championships and two regular season titles


Native of Cali, Colombia

Son of Jorge and Guiomar

Has two siblings, Valeria and Sebastian

Pursuing a master's degree at Heidelberg

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Sophia Lima

Career Synopsis

The 2019 season is Lima's first as a graduate assistant for the Heidelberg women's soccer program


2019 graduate of Tiffin University

Native of Toronto, Canada

Currently resides in Tiffin, Ohio

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