|August 10, 2017
Rocky Mount, N.C. – The N.C. Wesleyan men’s soccer program and head coach Frankie Taal are pleased to announce Zack MacDougall as assistant coach for the Battling Bishops. MacDougall joins NCWC after a successful five-year coaching stint with his alma mater, Randolph College.
MacDougall enjoyed a solid collegiate career with the Wildcats, where he was a member of the Randolph’s inaugural program. He helped build the Wildcats into a contender in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as a two-year captain, earning ODAC All-Conference, All-Tournament, and Academic All-Conference honors as a senior midfielder in 2010. MacDougall went on to complete his B.A. in History in the spring of 2011.
After serving one season as assistant varsity and head JV coach at Richlands High School (N.C.), MacDougall re-joined the WildCats in 2012 for his first season on the sidelines as an assistant coach. His five seasons on staff saw Randolph earn the 2013 ODAC Regular Season Championship and a pair of national rankings (2012, 2013). Additionally, the Wildcats were ranked regionally in the Atlantic South in each of those years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016). In the process, MacDougall had the privalege of coaching numerous players to All-Conference, All-Region, and All-American status while gaining valuable experience in day-to-day operations and recruiting. His tenure also saw him complete his Master’s degree in Secondary Education at Randolph in 2014.
MacDougall’s additional experience includes serving two seasons as the head women’s coach at Rustburg High School (Va.), where he was named the Seminole District Girls Coach of the Year in 2016 after producing the first winning season in program history. He also has a wealth of camp experience at various levels of play.
MacDougall currently holds his NSCAA National License and USSF “E” licensure.