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Paul Lawrence


  • Head Coach
  • 989-708-7971
  • plawrence@flsouthern.edu

  • Paul Lawrence officially assumed his duties as Florida Southern's new head women's soccer coach on January 3, 2017, making him the fifth head coach in the program's history. Lawrence came to Florida Southern from Knox College in Illinois where he spent the previous three seasons as head coach after serving as an assistant coach at Northwood University in Michigan for two years, and Alma College in Michigan for one year.


    Just prior to joining the Moccasins, Lawrence, who is a native of Bournemouth, England, led Knox College to its first ever Midwest Conference regular season and tournament championships in 2016. The Prairie Fire also earned a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in team history, completing a remarkable turnaround under Lawrence’s leadership. With their 19-1-1 overall record this year, and a 9-0 mark in the Midwest Conference, the Prairie Fire set numerous school and conference records and became the first team at Knox College to go through the regular season undefeated since the 1919 football team went 8-0.


    During the 2016 season, the Prairie Fire out-scored their opponents 65-6 with 17 shutouts and a 0.28 goals against average that ranked fifth in the nation in Division III. They also ranked third nationally in shutout percentage (.810), seventh in save percentage (.903) and 23rd in scoring offense (3.10 goals per game). Within the Midwest Conference they were first or second in nearly every statistical category. Knox also earned a top-25 ranking in the NSCAA national poll for the first time in program history. Five players earned All-MWC honors, three were named to the NSCAA All-North Region Team, and Lawrence was selected as the MWC Coach-of-the-Year.


    When Lawrence was named the head women’s soccer coach at Knox College in January of 2014, the Prairie Fire had not had a winning season in 18 years, not qualified for the conference tournament since 1995, nor won a conference game since 2011. After a 3-14 campaign in his first season, Lawrence guided the Prairie Fire to a 13-5-2 record in 2015 and a spot in the conference championship game for the first time ever. Their 9½-game improvement was the third best in NCAA Division III that year and tied for the ninth best all-time at that level. One year later, Lawrence led them to a school-record 19 wins and their first trip to the NCAA Tournament. That gave him a career record of 35-20-3 in his three seasons at Knox.


    Lawrence came to Knox College from Northwood University in Michigan where he spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons as assistant coach under Dean Pappas. He helped the Timberwolves make back-to-back Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournaments, and nearly upset undefeated and eventual national champion Grand Valley State in the 2013 GLIAC Tournament.


    In addition to his time at Knox and Northwood, Lawrence spent one year at Alma College where he was assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach under Jeff Hosler. He helped the Scots win the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with the best record in school history (18-4-1) and qualify for the NCAA Division III National Tournament.


    Prior to moving to the United States, Lawrence worked as assistant men’s soccer coach and goalkeeping coach at Bournemouth University before taking on his duties at Alma College. While studying at BU, he was also involved with video analysis for English professional soccer club AFC Bournemouth.


    Lawrence currently holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma, NSCAA Goalkeeper III Diploma, as well as various USSF and English FA coaching licenses. He was a member of the Region II ODP staff as part of the girls youth selection camp in July of 2013.


    Lawrence will be coming to Lakeland with his wife Maria and daughter London Olivia.





    Ian Brophy


  • Assistant Coach
  • 305-283-3531
  • ibrophy@flsouthern.edu
  • Emerson College 2012

  • Ian Brophy joined the Florida Southern College women’s soccer program on February 1st, 2017, as an assistant coach. Prior to joining the Moccasins, Brophy served under new Florida Southern Head Women’s Soccer Coach Paul Lawrence at Knox College, where they led the Prairie Fire to their first ever Midwest Conference regular season and tournament championships in 2016. The Prairie Fire also earned a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in team history. With their 19-1-1 overall record in 2016, and a 9-0 mark in the Midwest Conference, the Prairie Fire set numerous school and conference records and became the first team at Knox College to go through the regular season undefeated since the 1919 football team went 8-0.

    During the 2016 season, the Prairie Fire out-scored their opponents 65-6 with 17 shutouts and a 0.28 goals against average that ranked fifth in the nation in Division III. They also ranked third nationally in shutout percentage (.810), seventh in save percentage (.903) and 23rd in scoring offense (3.10 goals per game). Within the Midwest Conference they were first or second in nearly every statistical category. Knox also earned a top-25 ranking in the NSCAA national poll for the first time in program history. Five players earned All-MWC honors, and three were named to the NSCAA All-North Region Team.

    Before coaching at Knox College, Brophy served as an assistant coach for both women’s and men’s soccer at Treasure Valley Community College from 2014-2015. There he helped the Chukars host their first ever women’s soccer home conference playoff game, while setting single season records for wins in 2014 with a 16-3-3 record. Treasure Valley women’s soccer also made its first ever appearance in the NWAC quarterfinals in 2014. TVCC women’s soccer ended the 2015 season on a school record 8-game unbeaten run and returned to the NWAC playoffs with a record of 12-6-2.

    While at Knox College and Treasure Valley, Brophy served the programs in a variety of areas, including recruiting, opposition scouting, clinics and camps, training plans, game planning, video analysis, and travel coordination. He recruited and coached players that have gone on to play in the WPSL, NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.

    In 2016 Brophy also served as Assistant Director of Soccer at YALLA in San Diego, an organization that uses soccer combined with academic programs to help refugee and immigrant youth rebuild their lives and get into college.

    A native of Miami, Florida, Brophy earned a bachelor of Science degree from Emerson College in 2012 in Journalism. He holds a USSF National D Coaching License and has been a head coach at the middle school, high school, and competitive club levels.