Steve Domin has served Carthage College as Director of Soccer Operations, the head men's and women's soccer coach, and instructor in the Exercise and Sport Science Department at different points over the past 19 years. His guidance has made the Red Men and Lady Reds consistent winners. The Naperville, Ill., native continues to bring enthusiasm and a tireless work ethic to the lakeshore campus, helping him earn College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Coach of the Year honors on several occasions.
Coach Domin holds a combined 314-193-40 overall record. Under Coach Domin's direction, Carthage has produced 93 All-CCIW performers, 34 All-State of Wisconsin Collegiate performers, 15 All-Midwest players, two NCAA All-Americans, conference championships and multiple CCIW Player and Coach of the Year Honors. In 2011, Coach Domin was named the State's Collegiate Coach of the Year. Carthage teams have been ranked in the top 10 by the NSCAA Regional & National Committee on several occasions (1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2012), and have competed in the NCAA National Championships.
He is one of the Directors of Coaching for the local area select club programs, holds an NSCAA ADVANCED NATIONAL LICENSE and a "USSF" National coaching license, served on the NCAA Men's & Women's Championship Selection Committee, and is a full-time teacher in Carthage's Exercise and Sport Science Department.
Coach Domin is a native of Naperville, Ill., attended Naperville North High School and was named Daily Herald all-state in baseball, and played varsity soccer for legendary Coach Dave Bucher. He graduated from Carthage in 1993, majoring in exercise and sport science and business administration, and received his master’s in education, also from Carthage, in 1995. Domin played for the Naperville Soccer Association and with the Chicago Magic Soccer Club before playing and captaining Carthage’s 1991-93 soccer teams.
He also had a four-year playing career for the Carthage baseball team. A two-year team captain, he compiled a .322 career batting average as the Red Men’s second baseman and was named to the NCAA Central Region all-tournament team as a senior. He holds a Carthage career record with only 24 strikeouts in 450 at bats, batted .414 in 1992, .404 in 1993 and was part of Carthage's first College World Series teams.
Steve and his wife, Stephanie, the Carthage women’s coach for both cross country and track and field, live in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., with their sons Ty and T.J. Read more.