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Name:
Jim Kelly

Work Phone Number:
(630) 942-2365

Sport:
Men's Soccer

Professional Playing Experience:
Professional playing career -
• Manchester United (England) 1975-76
• Chicago Sting (NASL) 1976-78
• Los Angeles Aztecs (NASL) 1978
• Tulsa Roughnecks (NASL) 1980-81
• Toronto Blizzard (NASL)1981

Coaching Experience:
• Head Men's Soccer Coach since 1987
• NJCAA Men's Soccer Hall of Fame 2010
• 1993 NJCAA National Soccer Champions
• 1992 NSCAA National Coach of the Year
• 1993 NSCAA National Coach of the Year
• 1993 NJCAA National Coach of the Year
• Named NSCAA North Region Coach of the Year six times
• Named Region IV Coach of the Year eleven times

• Won the Region IV Men's Soccer Championship for 15 consecutive seasons (1989-2003)
• Won all but five Region IV Division I Soccer Championship since the NJCAA switched to Divisions (1994)
• 59-6 (.907) record in Region IV play-offs

National Comparison:
Under Coach Kelly's leadership, DuPage's program has been the third most succesful NJCAA Division I Men's soccer program since 1990, see below (includes 2008 results):

Rank
SchoolLocation
Pts
1
YavapaiPrescott, AZ
158
2
MercerTrenton, NJ
117
3
DuPageGlen Ellyn, IL
92
4
GA PerimeterDunwoody, GA
53
5
SchoolcraftLivonia, MI
36
6
San JacintoHouston, TX
34
7
MassasoitBrockton, MA
32
Bryant & StrattonSyracuse, NY
32
9
LouisburgLouisburg, NC
30
10
MeridianMeridian, MS
27
11
Essex CountyBaltimore, MD
25
12
EssexNewark, NJ
24
13
HerkimerHerkimer, NY
23
SpringfieldSpringfield, IL
23
UlsterStone Ridge, NY
23
16
JeffersonHillsboro, MO
20
Johnson County Overland Pk, KS
20
TylerTyler, TX
20
19
Mt. IdaNewton Centre, MA
17
20
Illinois CentralEast Peoria ,IL
15
Spartanburg Methodist Spartanburg, SC
15

* Points based on finish at NJCAA Men's Division I National Soccer Championships:
1st -- 10 points; 2nd -- 9 points; 3rd -- 8 points; 4th -- 7 points; Below 4th & participation -- 5 points.

Jim Kelly's Year-by-Year Coaching Record at College of DuPage:

Year
W
L
T
PCT
Reg.
Nat.
1987
10
8
0
.555
3rd
dnq
1988
8
7
2
.529
3rd
dnq
1989
10
3
2
.733
1st
dnq
1990
14
5
0
.737
1st
dnq
1991
21
2
2
.880
1st
6th
1992
20
1
0
.952
1st
4th
1993
23
1
1
.940
1st
1st
1994
26
1
0
.963
1st
4th
1995
20
1
1
.932
1st
3rd
1996
18
2
3
.848
1st
3rd
1997
17
5
2
.750
1st
4th
1998
21
2
1
.896
1st
7th
1999
19
2
1
.891
1st
7th
2000
18
2
1
.881
1st
3rd
2001
17
5
2
.750
1st
5th
2002
12
5
6
.652
1st
dnq
2003
20
4
1
.820
1st
7th
2004
15
4
0
.789
3rd
dnq
2005
20
3
1
.854
1st
4th
2006
19
2
5
.827
1st
3rd
2007
11
8
4
.565
2nd
dnq
2008
10
8
1
.553
5th
dnq
2009
15
4
2
.762
1st
dnq
2010
12
6
2
.650
3rd
dnq
2011
19
3
0
.650
1st
dnq
TOTAL
415
92
40
.795

Reg - Region IV finish
Nat - National finish

 

College of DuPage
Athletics Department
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL
60137-6599


Phone:
(630) 942-2364
FAX:
(630) 858-5404

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