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Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University Athletic Department
1 University Drive, UPO 793 Campbellsville, KY 42718
NAIA Kentucky Midwest
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Alex Adams

Alex Adams finished his third year as head coach of the Lady Tigers by going 13-5 overall and an 8-2 conference record. Adams led the Lady Tigers to their third NAIA tournament appearance in program history. He was also named Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year.


Alex Adams was named the women's soccer head coach in the spring of 2019 after working for eight seasons as the men's soccer assistant coach.


In his first season, Coach Adams led the Lady Tigers to a 13-6-2 overall record and a 5-3 record inside the Mid-South Conference. He also led the Lady Tigers to their first NAIA Championship appearance since 2015. Adams was named NCCAA Mid-East Region Coach of the Year, while coaching Naia Landaluce, the first Freshman NAIA All-American in program history, and four NCCAA All Americans in Naia Landaluce (First Team), Jordan Stallings (Second Team), Sangmin Cha (Second Team), and Molly Hall (Second Team).


His second year, an altered schedule due to COVID-19 saw the Lady Tigers only compete at the NCCAA National Championship in the fall with the majority of the 2020 schedule coming the spring of 2021 during Mid-South Conference play. The Lady Tigers finished the season with an 8-7 overall record, with a 5-5 MSC record to advance to the conference tournament quarterfinals, where they eventually got knocked out.


The Lady Tigers had the MSC Freshman of the Year as Abigail Proctor earned the honor for her 2020 performance as she was one of six MSC All-Conference selections for Campbellsville.


In the fall of 2022, Adams squad won the Mid-South Conference Tournament Championship for the first time in program history. During that time they defeated three NAIA Top-15 teams in the process to winning the title.


He joined the Tiger soccer coaching staff in 2011 after completing his eligibility in the fall of 2010. A native of Georgetown, Ind., Adams was a four-year starter for the Tigers and served the final three seasons as a team captain.


During his time with the Tigers, he helped lead Campbellsville to its three best seasons in program history. In 2014, the Tigers went 17-7 and finished fourth in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Tournament. In 2015, Adams helped lead the Tigers to their first-ever Mid-South Conference regular season championship and NAIA Championship victory. The Tigers advanced to the National Championship final site in Delray Beach, Fla. after defeating West Virginia Tech.


In 2016, Adams was a part of the best season in program history. The Tigers won the MSC regular season and tournament title en route to breaking the NAIA's longest unbeaten streak at 36 games (31-0-5). CU was upset in the NAIA Opening Round and competed in the NCCAA Championship.


During his playing days, Adams was a three-time selection to the Mid-South Conference All-Conference Second Team. As a senior in 2010, he led CU to a 19-6 record and fifth-place in the NCCAA.


Adams was a three-time recipient of the Campbellsville University Champion of Character Award, presented to one player from each CU sports program annually. He was named the Mid-South Conference Champion of Character in 2010. He was a MSC Academic All-Conference selection in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was an NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2010.


He graduated in May 2011 with a degree in business administration and then earned his MBA at Campbellsville University. He was married in the summer of 2015 to the former Chelsea Miller.


Year-by-Year Record


Overall Record: 46-24-3 (.650)


2019: 13-6-2 (.667), 5-3 (MSC) - NCCAA Championship Tournament Semifinal


2020: 8-7 (.522), 5-5 (MSC)


2021: 13-5 (.722), 8-2 (MSC) - NAIA Opening Round Appearance


2022: 12-6-1 (.658), 6-3-1 (MSC) - Mid-South Conference Tournament Champions, NAIA Opening Round Championship Appearance

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Kristopher Kirchhoff

Kirchhoff grew up in Frankfort, Illinois with his brother Kyle and sister Allie. He played three seasons at Trinity Christian College from 2016-18. There, Kirchhoff was a three-year starter, captain his senior year, a CCAC Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018), a member of the Athletic Leadership Program for Students, winner of the Keith Albers Award, and a Trinity youth soccer program coach and leader. Kirchhoff earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Exercise Studies from Trinity in 2018 and his Master's in Organizational Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University in 2020.


In addition to his playing career, Kirchhoff has an extensive coaching history. He was the graduate assistant for men's soccer at Olivet Nazarene and the first assistant men's soccer coach and assistant women's soccer coach at Trinity Christian. Kirchhoff also holds a USSF National 'D' Coaching License.


Kirchhoff helped head coach Alex Adams lead the team to their first Mid-South Conference tournament title in the 2022 season. During that stretch, Campbellsville defeated three NAIA Top-15 teams to win the championship. They defeated the 2021 NAIA National Champions in UT Southern in the Mid-South Conference Championship match 3-1.

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