Guilford College

Guilford College Athletics
5800 West Friendly Avenue Greensboro, NC 27410
Division 3 North Carolina Southeast
Private Small National competitor


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Justin Maullin

Justin Maullin enters his third season, second as the full-time head coach. He and the Quakers are coming off a 12-5-1 season while going 6-4 in conference matches as they fell in the ODAC Tournament Quarters.

In his first season, Maullin led Guilford to an 11-6-1 record with an ODAC record of 5-4-1 and a Quarterfinals appearance in the conference tournament. With a record of 23-11-2, he has coached two All-ODAC selctions.

Maullin was named as the Interim Head Women's Soccer Coach in August of 2021. Following the 2021 season, he was named the head women's soccer coach.

Maullin brings a wealth of experience to GC, having served in the capacities of assistant and head coach for several teams over the past 20-plus years, most recently as the head coach of LSU Shreveport's women's soccer program. He was named the 2020 Red River Athletic Conference Co-Coach of the Year while guiding eight athletes to All-Conference recognition.

The Johannesburg, South Africa Native has been all over in the NCAA Division I realm with stints at Louisiana State University, Arkansas and UNC-Greensboro.

He spent 9 seasons at the helm of the Spartans' program, amassing a 81-73-24 record, while being honored as the 2010 SoCon Coach of the Year.

His time at UNC-Greensboro was highlighted with successful student-athletes, as Maullin coached three SoCon Freshman of the Year honorees, one SoCon Player of the Year, and one Freshman All-American.

Prior to his work in North Carolina, Maullin spent six seasons at the University of Central Florida where he helped coach the Golden Knights to three NCAA Tournament appearances.

Maullin, a 1997 graduate of William Carey College, holds a bachelor's degree in management and marketing. As a student-athlete, he was named team captain and earned NAIA Academic All-America honors while helping the squad to a No. 1 ranking in his final year. The team again achieved this ranking in 1997 and 1998 when he served as an assistant coach.

After graduating he spent a couple of years playing professional soccer in the Eastern Indoor Soccer League.

No doubt a world class soccer player, Maulin is a member of the William Carey Hall of Fame and was awarded the Brantley Murphy Award for dedication and excellence in connection with his work with the Olympic Development Program, which he coached to the national championship final four twice.

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Scott Neely

Scott Neely enters his fourth season as an assistant coach with the Quakers with training goalkeepers as his primary responsibility. Previously he spent three seasons as a volunteer goalkeeper coach with the women’s soccer team at Greensboro College.

In his first season at Greensboro College, Neely helped coach the Pride to a 10-7-3 record tagging three players named to the all-conference teams, while also having three players lead the USA South Athletic Conference in goals, assists, and points.

In 2017, Neely helped lead Greensboro College to a 16-3 record, followed by a 17-1 record in 2018 that included a 16-0 mark during the regular-season. The Pride closed out conference play with a 7-0 record, earning the program's first regular-season title in 15 years.

Prior to his collegiate coaching tenure, Neely transitioned from a player to coach after transferring from Wilmington College to Wright State University to focus more on his academic goals. During this time, he spent three seasons as the men’s goalkeeper coach at Fairmont High School in Kettering, OH. For the first time in school history, they earned the title of district champions. After graduating in 1999, he then moved to Clemson, SC to pursue his master’s degree at Clemson University.

Shortly after moving to the City of Greensboro, Neely joined the coaching staff for both the men’s and women’s soccer teams at Southeast Guilford High School for six seasons before becoming the goalkeeper coach for the men’s soccer team at Page High School for two seasons.

Neely, a native of Dayton, OH, graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, OH with a BS in Urban Affairs. He later earned his master’s degree from Clemson University with a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.

Along with being part of the coaching staff, Neely works full-time as a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. He resides in Greensboro with his wife, Amy, and his two children.

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Rob Szitas

Rob Szitas grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to North Carolina in 1986, where he began his career as a teacher and coach at Williams High School in Burlington. He coached men's soccer and implemented Williams' first women's soccer program.

In 2005, he moved to Southwest Guilford High School to continue his teaching and coaching profession. Many of his former players have competed at the collegiate level.

During his 35 year tenure, Szitas has achieved over 800 victories. He has also been named Conference Coach of the Year 12 times and Regional Coach of the Year ten times. In 2001, Szitas was selected to coach in the annual East-West All-Star Game. Addtionally to coaching, Szitas was voted Teacher of the Year in 1995 and 2010 by his peers at his respective schools.

Upon retiring in 2021, Rob Szitas was honored to be inducted into the North Carolina Coaches Association's Field of Honor (Hall of Fame).

He resides in Greensboro with his wife, Kathie. He has two sons, Sean and Steven.

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Johanna Stichel

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

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