|Title:||Head Men's Soccer Coach|
Dan Heger came to Hardin-Simmons as a player for his senior
season in 1979 when he was captain and led the team to a No. 3
ranking in the Midwest Region as a Division I team. He has remained
associated with the program on some level since then, even sending
players to Hardin-Simmons even when he was a coach at the high
Heger is now in his 11th season as the Cowboys’ head coach and he is the school’s all-time wins leader with a record of 115-56-23. He has led the Cowboys to three American Southwest Conference titles and in 2009 he led the Cowboys to the Sweet 16, becoming the first ASC team to reach that level of the NCAA Tournament.
He and wife Cylinda, who is also a Hardin-Simmons graduate, have been married for 31 years. They have two children Harrison and Hannah. Harrison is married to Chelsy and they have a daughter, Harlow. Hannah is a student at HSU.
Heger is committed to the positive difference a Hardin-Simmons education can make in the life of a soccer player.