Matt Grawrock is the head women’s soccer coach at Southern Virginia University. He has also served as Southern Virginia’s compliance officer since 2011, spearheading the university’s transition to NCAA Division III membership.
In his seventh year as head women’s soccer coach, Grawrock has become the program’s all-time wins leader, accumulating a 59-72-8 record highlighted by a 10-6-1 USCAA national championship season in 2008. In 2010, Grawrock led women’s soccer to an 11-6-1 record capped by a third-place finish at the USCAA national championship.
During his time at the helm of Southern Virginia women’s soccer, Grawrock has coached 18 USCAA All-Americans and 29 USCAA All-Academic recipients and has had two players named All-Capital Athletic Conference (Lora Palmer-2013; Tatiana Monsen-2014).
His teams have always excelled academically with the 2013-14 squad named an All-Academic Team by the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America).
Prior to becoming Southern Virginia’s head women’s soccer coach, Grawrock was the head girl’s soccer coach at Valley Catholic High School in Beaverton, Ore. from 2002-2005, amassing a 36-19-6 (.639) record, including four league playoff appearances and two trips to the state playoffs.
While a student at Southern Virginia, Grawrock served as an assistant women’s soccer coach under the program's all-time winningest coach, Joe Bouchelle, from 1999-2001 as the team went 37-14-1 (.721) over that period, including an NSCAA national championship in 2001. He also played one season on Southern Virginia's 1998 men’s soccer team that placed sixth at the NSCAA national tournament.
Grawrock has a B.A. in liberal arts from Southern Virginia and a master’s degree in sport management and sport coaching from the United States Sports Academy. He is an American Sports Education Program certified coach and holds a United States Soccer Federation national "D" license and national diploma from the NSCAA.
Matt and his wife, Duste, reside in Buena Vista with their four children.
Southern Virginia Coaching History
2007-Present—Head women's soccer coach; 59-72-8 career record; program's all-time winningest coach; 2008 USCAA national champions; third-place finish at 2010 USCAA national tournament.
1999-2001—Assistant women's soccer coach; helped team to 2001 NSCAA national championship