Plocher Named Head Coach at Presentation College

Former Zizzer soccer player and assistant coach Jacob Plocher has been named Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Plocher will be looking to rebuild the Women’s […]

Former Zizzer soccer player and assistant coach Jacob Plocher has been named Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Plocher will be looking to rebuild the Women’s Soccer Program which has been inactive. Today is Jacob’s first official day on the job. Congratulations Jacob!

Presentation College will be moving from NCAA Division III to the NAIA next year. If you are interested in learning more, you can contact Jacob via email: jacob.plocher@presentation.edu

Click Here for the Press Release from Presentation College 

Jacob Plocher was a 3-year Varsity Letter Winner at West Plains High School (2001-2003). He was named 2nd Team All-District Midfielder in in 2003. He graduated from WPHS in May 2004.

He was a member of the Missouri Southern Stat University soccer team in 2004 and redshirted in 2005. He took a year off from college and came back to West Plains in the Fall of 2006 and was Assistant Boys Soccer Coach, helping the team to a 3rd Place finish in State in Class 2. Plocher was also a volunteer Assistant Coach for the WPHS Girls in the Spring of 2007.

Jacob returned to college at William Penn University in Oskaloosa, IA in the Fall of 2007. He played 3 years for the Statesmen (2007-2009), and served as team captain his final year. Plocher was an MCC Offensive Player of the Week once in his career and was the recipient of the Statesmen Award in 2008.

After his playing career ended, Jacob served as a Graduate Assistant Soccer Coach at William Penn for two years while earning his master’s degree. In the Fall of 2012, Jacob became an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS. Plocher helped both KWU programs to National Rankings (both were in the top 10 at one point) both were and berths in the NAIA National Tournament. The Men ended the season with a 16-3-2 record while the Women ended at 20-2-0.