TIMOTHY O. SCHUM|
A native of Rochester, NY, Tim Schum served as the men's soccer coach at Binghamton from 1963-1992. He also coached golf and baseball, and served in numerous administrative capacities within the physical education, recreation and athletics department.
During Schum's 29-year soccer tenure, Binghamton teams earned national distinction, and his 259 victories and win percentage of 66% are among the top echelon of Division III coaches. In addition, his nearly-three-decade tenure is one of the longest in the collegiate ranks.
Schum's squads played post-season 16 times, including eight years in the NCAA tournament. His teams captured six SUNYAC titles and two ECAC crowns, including the inaugural ECAC Championship in 1972. Schum led his 1975 and 1980 teams to the NCAA quarterfinals - the furthest advancement of any team in school history.
Under his direction, Binghamton totalled double-digit wins 16 times, including a remarkable eight straight years from 1982-89, and earned a top-10 national ranking three times. The 1982 and 1987 squads were accorded #1 regional rankings. In all, he coached six All-Americans and produced 41 All-State and 67 All-SUNYAC selections. He was named SUNYAC Coach of the Year in 1974, and was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America with both the Honor Award (for meritorious service) and the Bill Jeffrey Award (for outstanding service to collegiate soccer) in 1995.
Past-President of the NSCAA, Schum has also served as editor of its national publication, Soccer Journal, for 20 years, and has been an ambassador for the sport at every level.
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