WILLIAMSTOWN, MA -- The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has recently established the Williams-Kenyon Vennell endowment fund to honor the Vennell family for their commitment to soccer and coaching. Jeff Vennell coached the Williams men's soccer team from 1971-78. Following his tenure with the Ephs, Vennell served as the head coach at Kenyon from 1979-1987.
During his time at the helm of Williams, Vennell led the Ephs to a 46-33-14 (.570) record, including Little Three titles in 1971 and 1978. In his eight years in Williamstown, Vennell guided the Ephs to five winning seasons. Vennell's overall record at Kenyon was 58-64-14 (.480). His combined collegiate coaching record was 104-97-28 (.515).
Per their website, the mission of the NSCAA Foundation is to provide soccer coaching educational opportunities to underserved socioeconomic communities, geographic areas, and ethnic groups throughout the United States. Named endowment funds are created to honor people or companies that have had a positive impact upon the game of soccer in the United States.