Matthew Evans begins his fourth season as the Panthers' head coach.
He came to LaGrange from Florida College, where he was the head coach for four seasons and never had a season record below .500. During his time with the Falcons, he revitalized the program and compiled a record of 33-25.
Florida College reached the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national semifinals in 2011, finishing with a 10-3 record, the best in school history. In 2013, the Falcons were 8-8, playing a schedule that included opponents from the Sun Conference, one of the best conferences in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Evans also coached the Chargers Soccer Club U16-U19 Girls in Tampa, Fla. The squad won the 2013 Labor Day Showcase. He also has coached several teams with the Roswell Soccer Club in Roswell, Ga., including U10 Academy Boys, U12 Academy Boys, U12 Academy Girls and U14 Boys Select.
Evans graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a degree in Public Relations in 2007. He holds a master’s in secondary education from the University of Phoenix and is certified in the state of Florida to teach math and physics.
Evans and his wife, Meredith, have two sons, Asher and Ezra.