Sean Helliwell has led the Rose-Hulman men's soccer team to three regular season conference championships and two NCAA Division III Tournament appearances in his first five seasons as head men's soccer coach.
Helliwell has compiled a record of 62-29-11 in five seasons, including a mark of 40-5-4 in matches against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponents. The Fightin' Engineers have won three regular season conference championships and captured the 2008 and 2011 HCAC Tournament titles to earn the college's first trips to the NCAA Tournament.
In addition, Helliwell became the first men's soccer coach in school history to win multiple Coach of the Year honors, claiming back-to-back accolades from league coaches in 2008 and 2009. He has won four Coach of the Year honors in his five seasons at the helm at Rose-Hulman.
For his efforts over five seasons, Helliwell received Rose-Hulman's "Shining Star" Award at the 2013 Commencement dinner. The award recognizes the individual judged to be the top campus-wide staff member who has been with the Rose-Hulman community for five years or less.
Helliwell leads a Rose-Hulman program that has compiled a 89-38-14 record since 2006. Prior to coming to the college, he spent the previous two seasons as assistant coach at NCAA Division I Western Kentucky University.
Prior to accepting the Western Kentucky position, Helliwell served as the head soccer coach at Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, Ky. He compiled a 155-56-17 record in a tenure that featured nine district, four regional and two sectional championships. His 2004 squad placed second in the Kentucky State Tournament.
Helliwell is actively involved in the Olympic Development Program in Region 2 and will serve as the head coach for the 98 Boys Regional team this summer.
In his collegiate career, Helliwell played four seasons and served as team captain for three years at the University of Southern Indiana, prior to earning his bachelor's degree in 1995.
Helliwell and his wife Amy, the women's soccer coach at Rose-Hulman, reside in Terre Haute.
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