Coach Jose Gomez Named to the Big South Conference All-Decade Team
November 14, 2013
Written by: Michael Brown, Assistant A.D. for External Operations
LYNCHBURG, Va.- Palm Beach Atlantic University head men’s soccer coach Jose Gomez had the distinct honor of being notified on Wednesday that he has been named to the inaugural Big South Conference All-Decade Team for his time as a player at Liberty University. Part of the Big South’s 30th anniversary celebration, the all-decade teams were determined by conference administrators and fan voting.
Gomez was one of three former Liberty Flames to be named to the all-decade teams. A forward during his time at Liberty (1997-00), Gomez was a four-time Big South All-Conference team member and was named to the 1990’s decade men’s soccer squad. He was joined by forward Joshua Boateng and defender Osei Telesford who were named to the 2000’s decade team.
Gomez was the 2000 Big South Player of the Year while being selected to the All-Conference first-team as a junior and senior in 1999 and 2000. He was selected to the Big South All-Conference second-team as a freshman and sophomore.
He is tied for fifth on Liberty’s career goals list with 32 and ranks sixth all-time on the program’s career points list with 77. In 2000 as a senior, Gomez led the Flames in scoring with nine goals and three assists for 21 points.
Coach Gomez recently finished his ninth season at the helm of the Palm Beach Atlantic men's soccer program while earning his 100th coaching victory of his career earlier this season. He played professional soccer following his collegiate career before moving into coaching full-time with the Sailfish.