Faculty & Staff

Kyle Findlay

Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

Phone
423.461.8469
Office
Steve Lacey Fieldhouse
Contact via email

Kyle Findlay joined Milligan’s athletics staff as the men’s soccer assistant coach prior to the 2018 season. He served as the Buffs’ interim head coach during the 2018-19 season.

Working under head coach David Lilly, Findlay has helped transform the men’s soccer program from a bottom of the conference team in 2017 to a championship program and national brand. In 2020-21, the Buffs won their first AAC regular season title since 2012, were the runner-up in the AAC Tournament and qualified for the NAIA Tournament for the first time since 2006. Milligan defeated No. 12 Georgia Gwinnett in the opening round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship and finished the year ranked as the No. 22 team in nation in the final NAIA Top 25 Poll.

Findlay is also an assistant coach for the Tri-Cities Otters of the USL League Two, and is the head coach of the Otters’ USL Academy squad.

Prior to Milligan, Findlay held several head and assistant coaching positions with clubs and organizations across three continents. Findlay most recently worked as a program manager and coach for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. Before making the move to the United States, he worked with the Fulham FC Development Center in England, and spent time as a head coach within The Cove FC’s youth system in Australia.

Findlay served as the head coach of Westminster College women’s soccer in South Australia and has completed volunteer sports science work with Perth Glory in Australia’s Hyundai A-League.

Born in Reading, England, Findlay spent around 11 years in Adelaide, Australia. Findlay came to the United States in 2015 and graduated from Bluefield College in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise and sports science with a concentration in sports medicine. Prior to Bluefield, Findlay attended Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, studying sports science and football.

Findlay holds a US Soccer C license and earned his Master’s in Sport Science & Coach Education from East Tennessee State University in 2021.