Ian Wilson

Head Coach

Ian Wilson enters his third season as the Carthage College head women's soccer coach in 2020. 

Wilson arrived at Carthage following a six-year stint as the assistant women's soccer coach at Illinois Wesleyan University. He primarily oversaw goalkeepers throughout his tenure at Illinois Wesleyan. Technical and tactical instruction, camp coordination, community outreach, video analysis, travel coordination and on-campus visits also fell under WIlson's watch at Illinois Wesleyan.

The Titans accumulated an 89-32-10 overall record under Wilson's assistance, which resulted in two College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin championships, one CCIW tournament title and five NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship appearances. Wilson helped the Titans reach the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship semifinals.

Prior to Illinois Wesleyan, Wilson had a three-year stay (2009-11) as the assistant women's soccer coach at Normal Community High School where he was responsible for the goalkeepers. Wilson got his collegiate coaching start at Luther College in 2005-06, where he was the assistant men's and women's soccer coach. He also served as head coach of the American International Sports Team in 2015, leading them to a second-place finish at the United World Games. Wilson also serves as a staff coach with the Illinois Fire Juniors, a post he's held since 2008. 

Wilson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2003.with a bachelor's degree in political science and history He received a master's degree in student development and administration, also from Wisconsin-La Crosse, in 2005.