Rob Alman will enter his fifth season as the co-head coach of the Butler women's soccer program alongside Tari St. John in 2016. The two led Butler to a 16-7-1 record in their third season in the BIG EAST Conference.
The 2015 campagin ended in historic fashion as Butler won their first-ever BIG EAST Confernence Tournament Championship which punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament where they ended their season with a match against Ohio State in the first round that went down to the wire in double overtime.
A veteran coach who has professional playing experience in England, Alman has coached three all-conference players in each of the past two seasons. Sophia Maccagnone was recognized as a first team honoree in 2013 while Elise Kotsakis and Serina Kashimoto received second team accolades. Maccagnone once again earned first team honors in 2014 alongside Kashimoto while Kotsakis was selected second team all-conference for the second straight season.
Alman has four years of head coaching experience in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) and Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) pro leagues. In addition, he was a part of the NPSL technical staff and was selected to coach a league all-star team in 2010.
As a standout player, his experience includes time at the youth and reserve levels with professional clubs in England, Northampton Town and Kidderminster Harriers. A captain for every team during his playing days, Alman was also selected to represent the British Colleges team.
He currently holds an 'A' coaching license from the United State Soccer Federation (USSF). He holds a degree in sports science from Leicester College in England. He married Tari St. John in 2012.