Illinois Central College Athletics Announces Javier Valle as New Women's Soccer Head Coach
ICC Athletics announces the hiring of Javier Valle as the new head coach of the ICC Women's Soccer team. Valle, a key player on the 2013-2015 ICC Men's Soccer teams, began his coaching career at Morton Blaze Soccer Club coaching youth soccer until 2015.
Following his two years at ICC, he coached for Major League Soccer Club FC Dallas’s official affiliate FC Dallas-El Paso from 2015-2017. Valle helped develop players and their skills in order to advance them to the professional academy in Frisco, Texas. He then played for Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, graduating in 2019. Most recently, Valle served as the Assistant Coach of the ICC Men's and Women's Soccer teams in 2019.
“Javier is a great hire for ICC,” said ICC Interim Co-Director of Athletics and Men’s Basketball coach Tony Wysinger. “He embodies exactly what we were looking for in a candidate for this job, which was energy, enthusiasm and a positive outlook for our ICC Women’s Soccer program.”
Valle says he’s looking forward to helping the program grow. “I’ve felt a strong connection with ICC ever since I was a player, and I am excited to be here,” said Valle.
ICC Interim Co-Director of Athletics and Women’s Softball coach Heather Doty is also looking forward to Javier joining the team. She said, “I’m excited to see how he will grow the program. He has such a passion for the sport and the ICC community.”
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