Jeremiah Kneeland enters his 13th season as a head coach and seventh at the helm of the Skidmore men's soccer program in 2019.
Kneeland has guided the Thoroughbreds through one of its most successful runs in program history, compiling a record of 54-35-19 while reaching the Liberty League Championship game three times in five years. In the 2015 season, the team broke into the Top 25 at No. 22; something that had not been done in nearly a decade. He repeated the success in 2017 as the Thoroughbreds rode a 4-0-2 start to a No. 22 United Soccer Coaches ranking.
In his first season at the helm, Kneeland led the Thoroughbreds to an overall record of 12-6-2 and an appearance in the Liberty League championship game for the first time since 2006.
Kneeland compiled a 58-45-7 record at Elmira. The 2009 Empire 8 Conference Coach of the Year, his teams have been to four consecutive Empire 8 tournament semifinals, including a championship appearance in 2011. The 2012 team tied a program record with 13 wins.
In 12 seasons, he has coached 34 all-conference players, nine NSCAA All-Region players and three NSCAA Scholar All-Region student-athletes. Additionally, he coached two NSCAA All-Americans, Adam Beek in 2014 and Adabare Oyeniyi in 2016. On Sept. 15, 2017 against 23rd-ranked Union, Kneeland won his 100th career match as head coach. He sports a 103-74-23 overall record heading into the 2018 season.
A 2005 graduate of Elmira, Kneeland was a three-year starter for the Soaring Eagles, earning all-conference honors twice and serving as team captain his junior and senior years. He received his Master of Science degree from Elmira in 2011.
Kneeland is a member of the United States Soccer Federation and holds his Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA. He also holds NSCAA regional, and national goalkeeping diplomas.