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Gray Collegiate Boys Soccer Coach Kevin Heise gets 500th win with Tuesday victory

Gray Collegiate Academy boys soccer coach Kevin Heise reached the 500-win mark Tuesday, as the War Eagles claimed a 5-2 Region 3-2A victory at Columbia High School. The win improved GCA to 3-2-0 overall and 3-0 in conference action.

Kevin Heise

Heise, now in his 30th season as a Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach, is one of just four Palmetto State boys varsity coaches to reach this plateau. Nationally, only 60-70 boys prep coaches have reached this milestone. Heise joins the likes of South Carolina coaches (winning totals entering 2021 season): Phil Savitz (River Bluff); Billy Andrews (West Florence); and William Hosea (retired):

Phil Savitz, 1980-present
Irmo HS (1980-2013) / River Bluff HS (2013-present)
634-83-5, 722 matches, 88.2%

Billy Andrews, 1978-present
West Florence HS
594-305-18, 890 matches, 66.4%

William Hosea, 1973-2012
Riverside HS / J.L. Mann HS
541 wins

Kevin Heise, 1991-present
Brookland-Cayce HS (1991-2016) / Gray Collegiate Academy (2018-present)
500-189-29, 718 matches, 71.7%
454-172-26, 71.6% @ BCHS
46-17-13, 72.0% @ GCA
GCA2018:  23-4-0, Capital City Cup Champs – Silver Division, Region Champs, 2A Semifinals
2019:  15-9-3, Region Champs, 2A Second Round
2020:   5-2-0, Capital City Cup Finalists – Silver Division, Covid-19 shortened
2021:   3-2-0
Total: 46-17-3 (.720)

GCA Boys Soccer Coach Kevin Heise Profile

  • 718 matches
  • Overall: 500-189-29 (72.9%)
  • 3x AAA Lower State Championships
  • 17x Region Championships
  • 8x State Semifinals (Final Four)
  • 11x Team Academic Awards

@ GCA (2018-present | 4 years)

  • 66 matches
  • 46-17-3, 72.0%
  • 1 State Semifinal
  • 2 Region Championships in 2 Years
  • 3 Team Academic Awards – USC
  • 1 USC Small School State COY (2018)

@ BCHS (1991-2016 | 26 years)

  • 454-172-26, 71.6%
  • 3 AAA Lower State Championships
  • 7 State Semifinals
  • 15 Region Championships
  • 8 Team Academic Awards – NSCAA
  • 2x SCACA COY (2001, 2014)
  • 2x NSCAA Large School State COY (2006, 2014)
  • 2010 Clash of the Carolinas Co-Coach
  • 3x North-South Soccer Classic Coach