Viking Men's Soccer Team Coaching Staff
Vladimir Simic - Head Men's Soccer Coach
Vladimir Simic is in his tenth season as head men’s soccer coach at Missouri Valley College.
Coach Simic came to MVC from Mount Senario College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. While at Mount Senario, he also played four years for the nationally ranked soccer team that won back-to-back NAIA Region Championships. The program made two NAIA National Tournament appearances in 1999 and 2000. During his extensive playing career both in Europe and the United States, Simic has received many awards and recognitions for his accomplishments and team contributions.
Simic has had an opportunity to polish his coaching skills at various youth level programs in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana, and holds a USSF National Coaching License.
In 2009, Coach Simic led the Missouri Valley Vikings to a second place finish in the Heart of America Athletic Conference missing the National Tournament by just one game, which ended in PK’s. In 2011 Coach Simic led Missouri Valley to the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship, and a berth into the NAIA postseason tournament.
Coach Simic is originally from Belgrade, Serbia. He completed his master’s in business management at Lindenwood University in 2002. He and his wife, Milena, reside in Marshall with their daughter, Katarina, and son, Aleksandar.
Robert Peters-Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Robert Peters is in his first season as assistant men’s soccer coach at Missouri Valley College.
Coach Peters is an alumnus of MVC where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He played two years at MVC after transferring from East Central College where his team ranked 3rd in the Nation at the NJCAA National Tournament. During his college career both at East Central and MVC, Peters received numerous awards and recognitions.
After playing Coach Peters has coached at numerous college levels including student assistant two years at MVC and head men’s soccer coach at East Central for three years. He also has had an opportunity to polish his coaching skills at various youth level programs in Missouri. Coach Peters holds a USSF National Coaching License.
In 2011, Coach Peters led the East Central Falcons to a Conference Championship in the MCCAC.
Coach Peters is from Byrnes Mill, Missouri. He completed his master’s in sport management at Missouri Baptist University in 2010. He and his wife, Tracee, reside in Marshall with their daughters, Chloe and Bailey.
Tyler Miyashiro-Team Manager