Tim Walter enters his fourth season as the head coach of the Omaha women’s soccer program after joining the program in December 2016.
In three seasons, Walters has helped eight Mavericks to All-Summit accolades and Omaha has earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award in three consecutive seasons.
In just his second season at the helm, Walters guided his team to the program’s first berth in the Summit League Tournament in 2018. Omaha knocked off top-seeded South Dakota State 3-1 in the opening round to advance to the Summit League Finals against Denver before falling to the second-seeded Pioneers.
Prior to becoming a head coach, Walters spent six seasons as an assistant on the UNO men’s soccer coaching staff. He helped the Mavericks post a 29-16-9 (.620) overall record in the last three seasons, including two Summit League regular-season championships (2014, 2016).
His coaching career began as an assistant Rolling College in Winter Park, Fla., where he was an assistant under head coach Keith Buckley for one season. In 2010, Walters helped the Tars to a 15-4-3 overall record and a national runner-up finish in NCAA Division II.
The St. Louis, Mo. native served as an assistant coach at Creighton during the 2009 season while finishing his degree in management information systems.
After starting his collegiate playing career at Kentucky, Walters transferred to Creighton for his final three years of eligibility. An attacking player, he started 29 of the 53 matches he appeared in, tallying seven goals and seven assists over his final two seasons. During Creighton’s 16-2-2 campaign in 2008, Walters had three goals and three assists. All three of his goals as a senior were game-winners, including clutch shots at sixth-ranked California and against Bradley in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinals.
Walters enjoyed a career year as a junior, posting four goals and four assists to finish third on the team with 12 points in 2007. Walters scored the game-winning goal against second-ranked Indiana and followed with an assist on the game-winning overtime goal against Loyola Marymount to earn Saint Louis Nike Classic Tournament Co-MVP honors in addition to several national team of the week accolades in September 2007.
A graduate of Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Mo., Walters owns high school career marks of 97 goals, 222 points and 24 game-winning goals. His father, Tim, played soccer at Indiana in the late 1970s. Walters and his wife, Molly, have two sons and a daughter.