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Neil Mancktelow | Graduate Assistant

Neil Mancktelow is in his third season as an assistant for the Coyote soccer program. He has coaching qualifications from the English Football Association as well as the NSCAA.

In his first two seasons with the Coyotes, Mancktelow helped the South Dakota reach the 2015 Summit League Tournament, compiled a 9-7-0 league record and worked with three all-Summit League players.

Mancktelow is originally from Maidstone, the county town of Kent, England. There, he attended Oakwood Park Grammar School and began coaching and refereeing junior soccer within the community. After completing his A-levels, Mancktelow graduated into the Southampton Solent University football studies program where he continued his coaching education.

Mancktelow competed in soccer collegiately at the NAIA and NCAA in the United States, first at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, Ga., and then at SUNY Canton in New York where he earned a degree in business administration. Mancktelow coached soccer at local high schools throughout his time as a student-athlete.

After earning his degree, Mancktelow moved to North Carolina and began work with Premiere UK Soccer and Sampson County Soccer Club, serving as associate director of coaching and academy director as well as a head coach to several of the clubs teams at various age groups. He also worked with the women’s ODP program.

Mancktelow is working on a master’s degree in sports management at USD.