Callum Squires, a recent Trinity standout, is in the first season as an assistant coach with the Tigers men’s soccer team.
A native of London, England, Coach Squires also serves as a Community Liaison with City Vista Apartments, purchased by the University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity in May 2017 with a double major in German Studies and interdisciplinary studies (sport management). Coach Squires was a member of Delta Phi Alpha, the national German Honor Society.
Coach Squires, who played forward, was a key contributor to the Tigers’ success from 2013-2016. The team advanced to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals three times and to the round of 16. He was a four-time member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll and was tabbed as an SCAC Character and Community Student-Athlete of the Week.
Prior to graduation, Coach Squires was heavily involved with the campus community. He served as an intern with the Office of Admissions and was a student facilities supervisor/manager of the William H. Bell Athletic Center.
Coach Squires was president of Trinity’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and was a resident mentor with the University’s Residential Life. The multi-talented Coach Squires was a broadcast commentator for Trinity’s Tiger Network and wrote an opinion column for the Trinitonian (school newspaper).
He was the master of ceremonies at the 2017 President’s Dinner and was a teaching assistant at Trinity’s Facilities and Event Management course. Coach Squires also was a peer tutor with the University’s First-Year Experience.
His awards and accolades have been numerous, including the Presidential Award of Service in April 2017. The previous year, Coach Squires received the Thurman Adkins Unsung Hero Award.
He graduated in the United Kingdom from The Latymer School. His dad, Neil Squires, is a property development consultant. Coach Squires’ mom, Cathy Drysdale, is an executive radio producer for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).