Head Men’s Soccer Coach Bio – Maurice Uyokpeyi

Coach Maurice

Head Coach

Maurice Uyokpeyi

Maurice grew up in Nigeria and started playing soccer at the tender age of four years old. He has played at all levels from Recreational to Professional in Nigeria. He came to the United States in 1984 where he was given the opportunity to finish his degree program at SMU.

Maurice and his wife Jeri have two daughters. Jessica graduated six years ago from the U.S. Naval Academy and is now in the dental field in Fresno, California. Mikayla is now a sophomore at the University of Arkansas Little Rock and recently made the Dean’s List. She is on an academic and soccer scholarship.

As a member of the Anglican Church, his faith is strong and he ministers through soccer.

Honors & Accreditations

  • Won the All Federal Government College games (1983 MVP)
  • USSF NTSSA “D” License, USSF “C” National License

Playing Experience:

  • Western Region National Championship 1977 – 1980
  • All Federal Government College Games 1981 – 1983
  • Played in the Masters World cup (2000 – 2006 ex-professional tournament)
  • Professional Career 1982 – 1984 (Abiola Soccer Club Ogun State Nigeria)
  • NTX League Titans 1988 – 1994
  • NTX League Santos 1994 – currently playing

Coaching Experience:

Dallas Christian College

  • Head Men’s Soccer Coach 2012 – Current
  • ACCA Men’s National Champions 2014
  • Southwest Conference 2nd Place 2014
  • NCCAA National Contenders 2013
  • ACCA National Runners Up 2013
  • Southwest Regional Champions 2013
  • Southwest Regional Champions 2012

Parish Episcopal School Dallas

  • Head  JV Boys Coach 2014-2015 – currently coaching
  • Head Coach JV Girls 2010 – currently coaching
  • Assistant Coach Varsity 2010 – currently coaching

Infinity Football Club

  • Director of Coaching
  • Head Coach 01 Girls, 02 Boys, 98 Boys, 95 Boys

Contact Coach Maurice at:

DCC Athletic office (972) 241-3371 x 156

Mobile: (214) 288-3241

College Email: muyokpeyi@dallas.edu

Personal Email: omouyo@hotmail.com