Tom Oatley is in his fourth season as an assistant men’ssoccer coach at Olivet College in 2012.
Oatley, a physical education major and an earth science minor atWestern Michigan University (WMU), was a four-year letterwinner onthe Bronco soccer team from 2004-07. During his senior season, heserved as the team’s captain. Oatley scored 24 career goals,including a school-record nine game-winning tallies. He wasthree-time second-team All-Mid-American Conference selection, andin 2005, he earned third-team All-Great Lakes Region honors.
Oatley has also competed in the Premier Development League (PDL)for the last four years. The last two years, he played for theKalamazoo Outrage, leading them to their first-ever playoffappearance in 2008. In 2009, Oatley was third in the PDL in scoringwith 32 points (14 goals and four assists). For his efforts, he wasnamed to the PDL All-Conference team. Before playing for theOutrage, Oatley spent two years with the West Michigan Edge andscored 12 goals.
In addition, Oatley has played the last three winters for theMilwaukee Wave of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). The Waveadvanced to the MISL championship each year, winning back-to-backchampionships in 2010-11 and 2011-12. He has also served as a staffcoach for WMU soccer camp for four years and worked with the RiverOaks Soccer Club.