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Soccer Coaching Staff
Brocklon Chatman, Head Coach
Brocklon Chatman, a native of North St. Louis and head men’s coach/assistant women’s coach at Louisiana State University-Alexandria for the past three seasons.
Fall 2017, Chatman led the LSUA Generals to an 11-7-2 record and Red River Athletic Conference runner up. While assisting the lady Generals to their first ever RRAC regular season championship.
In 2016, Chatman led the LSUA Generals with a school record 11 wins, including the program's first ever RRAC Championship and the university’s first ever trip to the NAIA National Championship Tournament. He has established a record of recruiting quality student-athletes, including over 11 All-Conference, nine All-Tournament, and 30 Academic All-Conference student-athletes.
Prior to being named head men’s soccer coach at LSU-Alexandria Chatman was the assistant coach for both the men and women’s teams in the programs inaugural seasons fall 2014
Before moving to LSUA, he served as an assistant coach for the St. Louis Lions in the United Soccer League’s professional development league, helping the Lions reach just their second playoff appearance since he was one of the team’s players in 2006.
Chatman got his start in coaching at his collegiate alma mater, Missouri Baptist University, serving as a graduate assistant, specializing with the training program for both the Spartans men’s and women’s soccer teams. During that same time, he also served as Club Coach and Age Group Coordinator for the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club, coaching four teams and more than 50 players while recruiting young, new talent.
As an undergraduate, Chatman was named All-American Midwest Conference three times, and was the conference’s Freshman of the Year in 2005.
Chatman holds both a Master of Science degree in Sport Management as well as a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in General Studies and Learning with a concentration in Elementary Education from Missouri Baptist University. He holds National “C” coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation.
Mark Hammond, Assistant
Mark Hammond is an aspiring young coach from Cavan, Ireland and is the new assistant men and women’s soccer coach at Jefferson College.
A recent graduate of Louisiana State University of Alexandria, Hammond was one of the first men’s soccer recruits for their inaugural season in the fall of 2014. Hammond played all four years at the NAIA school where he captained the side in his junior and senior year to their first Red River Conference Tournament Championship and to back-to-back Red River Conference Tournament Finals.
Hammond currently holds the record for most appearance and games started in LSUA history. Prior to his senior year, Hammond joined the LSUA Men’s Coach Staff for the spring of 2018 before arriving at Jefferson College.
Hammond spent two seasons playing in the NPSL with Shreveport Rafters FC. Hammond received an honorable mention for the 2016 South Region’s South Central Conference team of the year. Hammond was a vital part of the Rafters team that were narrowly defeated in the Conference Final in extra-time during the 2017 season.
In Ireland, Hammond played League of Ireland clubs in Shelbourne FC in the DDSL where he was the vice-captain. Hammond was involved in the Football Association of Ireland’s Emerging Talent Program and played with the Dundalk Regional Center.
Hammond has multiple FAI and USSF coaching badges. Hammond was involved with Crossroads Pride Soccer Club during his time in Alexandria, Louisiana. Hammond saw his Pride 07 boys win the state championship this spring.
Hammond hopes to continue learning and developing as a coach. He plans on gaining more USSF Coaching Badges in the near future. Hammond’s coaching aspirations are to either take over his own program or to coach a professional academy team.