Paul KeelingGraduate Assistant Coach
Paul Keeling hails from Retford, England and has a wealth of experience as a player and young coach. The fall of 2012 sees Paul enters his third year as a graduate assistant at LMU after a successful collegiate and minor league playing career. Paul arrived at Lincoln Memorial from Semi-Professional outfit Retford United where he had a very success three years with the club. During his time Retford, they won two UniBond League championships, a Nottinghamshire Senior Cup, a League Cup, a Presidents Cup, and one UniBond League Challenge Cup.
At the collegiate level, Paul was a three year starter at The University of Lincoln in England where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Media Production, and won two BUSA divisional titles, and making the national semi-final in 2006. As a goalkeeper at Lincoln, he was team captain, holds the career shutout record, and in 2006 was chosen as both the University Footballer of the Year, and University Athlete of the Year.
His primary responsibilities will be working with the goalkeepers, on-the-field training, weight room duties, equipment and game-day duties, and recruitment. Coach Keeling is pursuing a master’s degree in Business, and possesses an NSCAA National Diploma, a USSF National D License, and the NSCAA Goalkeeping Level II Diploma.