Millikin University

Millikin University Athletics
1184 W. Main St. Decatur, IL 62522
Division 3 Illinois Midwest
Private Small Competitive team

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Ian Doherty

Ian Doherty was named the Millikin Women's Soccer Head Coach on June 1, 2018.

Doherty joined the Millikin staff after serving as the head women’s soccer coach at Wesleyan College in Georgia. In 2017, Doherty lead Wesleyan to its first ever berth in the USA South Conference Tournament and the second best record in program history.

During his career, Doherty has served as an assistant women’s coach at Wittenberg University and an assistant men’s coach at Otterbein University. In 2016, Doherty helped guide Wittenberg to the NCAC Regular Season Championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Doherty was involved in all aspects of the program at Wittenberg including leading the team’s recruiting efforts. Doherty served as the Director of Youth Development and Education for the Pride Soccer Club from 2010-2017.

Doherty holds a USSF C License and an NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma.

As a player, Doherty was a four-year letter winner at Otterbein University. Doherty earned a Bachelor of Arts in History at Otterbein. He received a Master of Science in Soccer Coaching at Ohio University in 2015.

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Brendan Vazquez

Brendan Vazquez joined the Millikin staff in August 2018 as an assistant coach for the Big Blue women’s soccer program.


Vazquez has soccer coaching experience in a variety of settings. Most recently, Vazquez was the director of SuperKick Columbus where he help organize and run soccer leagues for adults and children. He served four years coaching in the Ohio South Olympic Development program. Vazquez was a high school coach for six years and a staff coach for the Classics Eagles club program.


Vazquez holds a USSF National D License and a GK Level 2 from the United Soccer Coaches.


Vazquez earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management from Otterbein University in 2016

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