Eli Hairfield was named the assistant soccer coach in September of 2017. A native of Willis, Va., Hairfield attended Bluefield College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sports Science with a focus in Sports Medicine in May 2017. He was a starter all four years at Bluefield College and played both right back or center back during his career. While Hairfield played at Bluefield, the team made two national tournament appearances. During the season he was a Team Captain, Bluefield’s soccer team enjoyed best regular season/post season record in school history. Hairfield was named to the best eleven team in the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament as well as won the Champions of Character Award.