Pat Svihlik
Pat Svihlik
Title: Head Men's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419.448.2490

Career Synopsis

  • The 2019 season is Svihlik's fourth season as the head coach for the Student Princes
  • Svihlik was named the head men's soccer coach at Heidelberg on March 4, 2016
  • Holds licenses from the NSCAA and USSF


  • Directed the Student Princes to a 6-8-2 (3-4-2 OAC) record
  • Coached Jake Kress to All-OAC and All-Ohio honors
  • Mentored two players to Academic All-OAC accolades and a third to All-Ohio Academic honors


  • Led Heidelberg to an 11-5-1 (4-4-1 OAC) record
  • Guided Rodrigo Meza to All-Ohio honors
  • Mentored two players to Academic All-OAC accolades


  • Coached the men's soccer team to a 7-10-1 (4-4-1) record in his first season as head coach at HU
  • Mentored the team to its fifth straight OAC Tournament berth
  • Guided three players to All-OAC honors
  • Coached Academic All-Ohio selections Greg Raimondo and Christian Kiesel


  • Served as a full time assistant men's and women's soccer coach at Notre Dame College, an NCAA Division II institution
  • Helped lead the men's team to an appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament each of his two seasons
  • Primarily worked with the goalkeepers while also monitoring recruiting and day-to-day operations of the programs


  • Worked as an assistant men's soccer coach at Ohio Northern University
  • Primarily worked with the goalkeepers and mentored an All-American GK in 2012


  • Served as a full time men's assistant coach at Marietta College


  • Worked as a student assistant, then as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Walsh University
  • Assisted in all phases of planning of training sessions as well as recruiting and organizing camps

Collegiate Experience

  • 2007 graduate of Walsh University
  • Two-year letterman for the Cavaliers


  • Received a Master's of Education degree from Walsh University in 2010