Veteran Bellbrook assistant promoted to boys soccer head coach

Longtime Bellbrook High School assistant boys soccer coach Bob Parks has been promoted to head coach. He succeeds Kevin Terrell, who remains co-president of the community youth program Bellbrook Soccer Association.

Parks has been a Bellbrook boys soccer coach since 1999 when he joined then-coach Charlie Luse as an assistant.

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“I am honored to have this opportunity to be the head coach and to carry on the tradition of soccer excellence at Bellbrook High School,” said Parks in a release.

Bellbrook is a an annual Southwestern Buckeye League title contender. The Eagles won 15 league titles under Luse and continued that championship run after Terrell took over in 2009. Bellbrook is 69-19-8 overall in the last five seasons, including a 52-5-4 mark in SWBL play in that span.

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Terrell’s most successful team was the 2012 squad (19-1-0) that went undefeated in the regular season. A Division II program, Bellbrook and Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North state powers Alter and Carroll have been the dominant D-II area boys teams for years. Bellbrook qualified for its only state final four in 1993.

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Last season Bellbrook was 11-6-1 overall and won an out-right SWBL Southwestern title (11-2-0).

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