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  • 2010 Induction Class
Matthew Oelkers '88

At Germantown Academy…

Three-sport varsity athlete – soccer 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87; basketball 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88; lacrosse 1986-87, 1987-88

Captained the 1987 varsity soccer team

Named to the Soccer All League First Team, 1985, 1986, 1987

Selected for the Montgomery County First Soccer Team, 1986, 1987

Named to the Daily News first soccer team in 1987

Captained the 1987-88 Varsity Basketball team

Named to the lacrosse All League Team, 1988

Selected Honorable Mention for the lacrosse All State Team in 1988

Holds records in lacrosse for most assists in a game, most assists in a season and most points in a career


Post-Germantown Academy…

Attended Lynchburg College where he played soccer and lacrosse for four years

Captained soccer team in junior and senior years

Named Soccer All League 1991 and 1992

Selected All Visa (Virginia) 1990, 1991 and 1992

Awarded the Schellenberger Award for soccer

Captained lacrosse team senior year

Received the 1990 lacrosse Unsung Hero Award

Received the 1992 lacrosse Coaches Award

Assistant Soccer Coach Kenyon College 1995-1997

Coached Kenyon College team ranked #1 by the NSCAA for eight straight weeks and played in the national championship game

Head Soccer Coach Nichols College 1997-1999; second on coaches’ career win list

Certified National Coaching License by NSCAA for soccer

Assistant lacrosse coach Lafayette College 1994-1995

Assistant lacrosse coach Kenyon College 1995-1997

Head lacrosse coach Nichols College 1997-1999; most winning coach in school history

Certified trainer of coaches for US Lacrosse

Lacrosse coach Jesuit College Prep Dallas, Texas 1999-2006

Three-time state qualifier and one championship game appearance

Four district championship game appearances

Coached three All-Americans

Member of Under-19 USA Lacrosse National Team selection committee