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THE LEADERSHIP

  • HC
    Matt Mott
  • AHC
    Rob Thompson
  • AC
    Melissa Terry
  • OPS
    Summer Ragsdale
Head Coach
Matt Mott
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Matt Mott
Head Coach
  • Mott has carried the team into the NCAA Championships twice, most recently a record-breaking run in 2015.
  • The Rebels advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the first time in school history and achieved their highest-ever national ranking in school history of No. 12 midway through the season. Following the campaign, the Rebels finished No. 16 in the postseason poll, the best finish for the program in school history.
  • Named South Region Coach of the Year honors after guiding the Rebels to a 16-6-2 record and a second-round appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 2013
  • Guided the Rebels to a school-record 16 wins in 2013
  • Coach Mott’s squad spent seven weeks ranked in the top 25, marking the longest time spent in the rankings by a Rebel team in a single season
  • Coached five Ole Miss players to All-SEC honors and two players to All-America honors through his first four seasons
Associate Head Coach
Rob Thompson
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Rob Thompson
Associate Head Coach
  • Rob Thompson, a pivotal member of Ole Miss’ success in recent history, has served six seasons in charge of goalkeepers and was promoted to the position of Associate Head Coach following the 2014 season.
  • In 2012, coached Rebel goalkeepers to 483 minutes of shutout soccer, setting a new school record
  • Guided goalkeepers to program records for saves in a game (17) and in a season (109) in 2011
  • Served as an assistant at Florida State for two seasons, where he helped the Seminoles reach back-to-back NCAA Tournaments, including the College Cup Semifinals
Assistant Coach
Melissa Terry
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Melissa Terry
Assistant Coach
  • Melissa Terry stepped into the assistant coach role in December of 2014 and made an immediate impact, helping the Rebels to a historic season in 2015.
  • An All-America selection as a collegiate player, Terry arrived at Ole Miss with a wealth of experience working in collegiate athletics. She brings a variety of knowledge on different aspects of collegiate soccer after working with successful women’s soccer programs, including a pair of College Cup appearances at Florida State and a four-year playing career at Central Oklahoma.

 

Director of Operations
Summer Ragsdale
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Summer Ragsdale
Director of Operations
  • Lettered four seasons at Auburn
  • Twice named to the Southeastern Conference Good Works Team for community service, served as the team’s Academic Captain and was also the recipient of the Coach’s Award in 2006 and 2008
  • Helped Auburn to advance to three NCAA Tournaments and once advanced to the championship game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.