Ahmet Kose enters his second season as the head women’s soccer coach at Illinois Tech. In his first season at the helm, Kose helped the Scarlet Hawks improve the win total from the previous season, finishing with a 5-14-1 record in 2013. He also serves the department as a Sports Information Director.
Prior to Illinois Tech, Kose spent four seasons as the head women's coach at College of Saint Elizabeth in his home state of New Jersey. After inheriting a 3-13 squad in 2009, Kose helped the program gain relevance in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. While there, he also started up the lacrosse program at St. Elizabeth and was the head coach for 3 seasons. He coached seven different All-Conference players during his time at CSE.
As a player, Kose was a 4 year starter and First Team All-Conference player for DII East Stroudsburg University (ESU) from 1998-2001. In 2000, he helped lead his team to the DII Final Four and the team finished the season ranked number 3 in the country. In addition to being a 1st team All-Conference selection, Kose was also named the most valuable player in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference playoffs in 2001. He recently played with the Pocono Snow of the NPSL.
Kose received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from ESU in 2003. He then returned in 2009 and earned his Master’s in Sport Management. He is USSF licensed and has earned his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.
|Lorena Costa||FR||M||5-3||Joao Monlevade, Brazil||Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto|
|Kirsten Lamkin||FR||D||5-7||Washington, MI||Rochester Adams HS|
|Addison Martin||FR||D||5-4||Kaysville, UT||Davis HS|
|0||Roxanne Myers||JR||GK||5-8||Camarillo, CA||La Reina HS|
|Alicia Ryan||FR||F||5-6||Kansas City, MO||Lincoln College Prep|
|Ercilia Silva Dantas||FR||M||5-4||Natal, Brazil||Instituto Brasil|
|2||Ana Salgado||SR||M/B||5-5||Morelos, Mexico||Morton College|
|3||Maria Warren||SO||D||5-0||Lancaster, NY||Lancaster High School|
|4||Anida Phetchanpheng||SO||F||5-1||Aurora, IL||Oswego East HS|
|7||Melanie Standish||SO||M||5-1||Orland Park, IL||Victor J. Andrews HS|
|8||Adrianna Maron||JR||M/F||5-4||Nowy Targ, Poland||Elmwood Park HS|
|9||Veronica Torres||SR||M||5-3||Ajax, Canada||Notre Dame CSS|
|10||Kristen Barrett||JR||M/B||5-8||Orland Park, IL||Marist HS|
|11||Hailey Kunkel||SR||B||5-6||Bedford, NH||Bedford HS|
|12||Aesha Jackson||SO||D/M||5-8||Flossmoor, IL||Homewood-Flossmoor HS|
|14||Gina Qualter||SO||D||5-4||Evergreen Park||Marist HS|
|15||Sharon Wehmeyer||FR||D/M||5-4||Fredericksburg, TX||Fredericksburg HS|
|16||Brittany Mead||SR||M||5-4||Darien, IL||Hinsdale South High School|
|19||Merridith Tedtsen||SO||M/D||5-8||Chesapeake Beach, MD||Huntingtown HS|