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An outstanding student-athlete during his undergraduate days at Loyola, Bill Wnek is now in his eighth season as an assistant men’s soccer coach at his alma mater.
Wnek, a native of Lawrenceville, N.J., helped the men’s soccer team to an impressive 62-20-6 record, four consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships and an NCAA Tournament appearance during his four-year career.
A three-time All-MAAC selection, Wnek was the conference’s “Player of the Year” in 1994 when he led the league in scoring with 14 goals and eight assists (36 points). He currently ranks 14th among Loyola’s career scoring leaders with 34 goals and 14 assists for 82 points. After his soccer career ended, Wnek became a mainstay for the men’s tennis team, earning team Most Valuable Player honors in 1996. In two seasons, Wnek posted an impressive 38-6 record in singles play and finished 20-5 in doubles competition. He also served as an assistant coach to Greyhound head coach Rick McClure while attending graduate school at Loyola.
A 1995 graduate of Loyola with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, Wnek then received his M.B.A. from Loyola in 1997.
In addition to his responsibilities at Loyola, Wnek has been active in the Maryland Olympic Development Program (ODP). He has served as the head coach of the Under-14 Boys team for the Maryland ODP, and also currently works as a player assessor for Region I.
Wnek, 29, who currently holds a USSF “B” license, resides in Towson with his wife, Jennifer. The couple was married in February 2002.