Women’s Soccer Coaches
Juergen Huettner – Head Coach
Juergen Huettner is entering his 10th season as Women’s Head Soccer Coach, taking the 2022 squad to an overall record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 1 tie. In his nine seasons with SWIC, Huettner has compiled a record of 122 – 52 – 8, including two Regional Championships (2014 & 2022), one District Championship (2022) and two appearances in the NJCAA National Tournament (2021 & 2022)
Prior to Huettner’s arrival at Southwestern Illinois College, he was the Women’s Soccer Coach at St. Louis Community College (2009-2013). In five seasons with STLCC, Huettner had compiled a record of 62-44-5, including three winning seasons in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He led the STLCC Soccer Team to three Regional Championships (2009, 2012, 2013), two District Championships (2012 & 2013) and two appearances in the NJCAA National Tournament.
Huettner was also named NCAA Region XVI Coach of the Year in 2009, 2012 and 2013 and Region XXIV Coach of the Year in 2014 & 2019.
Coaching Career Highlights
- Althoff Catholic High School Illinois State 3rd. Place 2005
- Althoff Catholic High School Illinois State 2nd Place 2008
- St. Louis Community College Region XVI Champions 2009
- Althoff Catholic High School Illinois State Champions 2010
- St. Louis Community College NJCAA Region Champions, District Champions & National Tournament appearance 2012
- St. Louis Community College NJCAA Region Champions, District Champions & National Tournament appearance 2013
- Southwestern Illinois College Region XXIV Champions 2014
- Althoff Catholic High School Illinois State 3rd. Place
- Althoff Catholic High School Illinois State Champions 2021
- Southwestern Illinois College NJCAA Tournament appearance 2022
- Southwestern Illinois College NJCAA Region, District Champions & National Tournament appearance 2022
Brad Dietrich – Assistant Coach
Coach Dietrich is entering his fifth season with the Blue Storm. Prior to coming to SWIC, Coach Dietrich was the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at Belleville West High School, Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Belleville East, Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at St Louis Community College and Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach and Boys Head Soccer Coach at Althoff High School. Brad was also the Head Goal Keeper Trainer for the Central/South IL Olympic Development Program (Illinois Youth Soccer Association) for five years.
Brad played collegiate Soccer for McKendree University.
Assistant Coach – Emilie Blomenkamp
Emilie is entering her first season with SWIC’s Women’s Soccer team. Prior to coaching at SWIC, Emilie played soccer for the Blue Storm from 2016 to 2018 under Coach Juergen. Following her time at SWIC, Emilie went on to play soccer for the University of Southern Indiana where she would go on to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services. After graduation, Emilie returned to the Belleville area and now works for SWIC in the Academic Advising Office. Prior to helping coach at SWIC, Emilie helped coach for the Gateway Rush Soccer Club.