|Full name Michael S. Getman|
1982–1983 Detroit Express
|1977–1981 University of Indiana|
Name Mike Getman
1984–1986 Indiana (assistant)
Place of birth Bloomington, Indiana
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Mike Getman is the head men's soccer coach at UAB. He has held that position since 1992, posting a 190–120–26 record during that span. He currently ranks 41st among active head soccer coaches in winning percentage, and 26th in victories. His career head coaching record currently stands at 232–146–35(.605). He has led the Blazers to five NCAA tournament appearances including an Elite Eight in 1999, and a sweet Sixteen in 2001. He coached the team to a 1994 Great Midwest Conference Title, and Conference USA regular season championships in 1995 and 1999. His 1994 team won the 1994 Great Midwest tournament, and his 1999 team won the Conference USA tournament.
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His teams have been ranked in eleven out of the past thirteen seasons, and reached a program best national ranking of 3 in 2003. Furthermore, his teams have been known to upset higher ranked teams. The Blazers have posted a few victories against No. 1 ranked teams, including UCLA in 1997, North Carolina in 2003, SMU in 2006 and defending NCAA national champions Indiana in 2013. He is the winningest coach in Conference USA history, posting a record 68 league wins. He was named Conference USA Coach of the Decade in 2005, for his career coaching record. He has additionally been named Conference USA Coach of the Year on three occasions.
From 1987 to 1991, he served as the head men's soccer coach at Harvard College. His teams posted a 42–26–9 record there, including a 1987 appearance in the Final Four, in which the team finished 14–1–3. He remains the youngest coach ever to reach the Final Four having done so at the age of 28. In 1988, Harvard was ranked No. 1 for the first time in school history. He was an assistant coach at the University of Indiana from 1984 to 1986.
From 1982 to 1983, he played professionally for the Detroit Express of the American Soccer League as a defender. He earned team rookie of the year honors in 1982, and led the squad to the ASL championship. He played college soccer at the University of Indiana from 1978 to 1981, and led the Hoosiers to the National championship game in 1978 and 1980.