In his fifth season as the head coach of Motlow’s women’s soccer program, Andy Lyon led the Bucks to the Southeast District championship and the school’s first appearance in the NJCAA national tournament. Motlow won the TCCAA/Region VII regular season and tournament championships, finishing 13-4-1 overall and undefeated in conference play, and Lyon was named conference Coach of the Year.
After beginning the Motlow soccer program in 2017, Lyon has compiled a 53-23-4 overall record, winning three regular-season conference titles and two tournament championships.
Born in Nottingham, England, Lyon came to the U.S. in 2004 with Major League Soccer Camps to join the coaching staff of the NY/NJ Metrostars in their youth development program. He moved to Tullahoma in 2006, and besides his Motlow coaching duties, he is the Director of Coaching for Camp Forest FC, a select soccer club.
Andy holds a USSF B coaching license and a USSF national youth license and an NSCAA Director of Coaching diploma. He spent two seasons as an assistant coach of the men’s program at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, and was an assistant coach with the girl’s program at the Webb School in Bell Buckle, TN.