QASIM SHEIKH is in his second season as Sewanee head coach after posting a 12-4-1 record in 2002 for a six-year college total of 40-60-3.

In his first season as Tiger head coach, Sheikh had two All-Region, six All-SCAC and 10 Academic All-SCAC players as teh Purple and White placed third in the SCAC (7-2-0).

As a player at Sewanee, Sheikh was team co-captain, All-South and All-SCAC in 1995 and 1996 and graduated in 1997 with a history degree. He earned a master's degree in education from Troy State(2000).

After college he spent five seasons as an NCAA Division I head coach at Tennessee Tech and Troy (AL) State. While at the NCAA Division I level, he coached 10 All-Conference players, including the Ohio Valley Defensive Player-of-the-Year and the OVC Freshman-of-the-Year.

He was 11-8-0 in 2001 at Troy State--the school's first winning season -- and was chosen as the 1998 OVC Women's Coach-of-the-Year at Tennessee Tech.

The Birmingham, AL native is a 1993 graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and holds a USSF B license and an NSCAA advanced national diploma. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Sewanee.


JOSH MIXON is in his third year as an assistant soccer coach and also serves as an assistant for the Sewanee track and field team.

A 2001 Sewanee graduate, Mixon was a four-year letterman for the Tigers in men's soccer, while earning his bachelor's degree in biology.

He started 77 straight college matches as a defender and contributed to the team's success with 12 goals and 5 assists. He was first team All-South as a senior, a two-time, 2nd team All-SCAC selection and team captain for two years.

The Hendersonville, TN native played prep soccer at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nasheville and currently lives in Sewanee.