About the Ladies
- The Mines Women's Club Soccer Team participates in an intercollegiate league playing against the University of Denver, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, Mesa State University, and several others. The team has attended the Nationals tournament for four straight years, recently returning from their latest trip to Memphis, TN, in November 2012
Fall 2012 Women's Club Soccer Roster
- Shawn Keil
Shawn starts his 6th year coaching the Women's Club Soccer Team for the Colorado School Mines. He first started playing soccer when he was six, however stopped playing after the 5th grade. After graduating from college in 1999 he found his passion for the game again and joined an indoor soccer team with his friends and has continued ever since.
Shawn graduated from the University of Colorado with a double major in Molecular, Cellular Developmental Biology and Environmental, Population and Organism Biology with a minor in Biochemistry. He is currently employed at CaridianBCT Biotechnologies and serves the role as Laboratory Lead; his work interests center around emerging viral pathogens.
Beyond work and soccer Shawn's biggest passion is world travelling, photography, camping, hiking, backpacking and mountaineering. Some notable accomplishments include climbing all of the Colorado 14ers, Mt Rainier (Washington), Mt Hood (Oregon) and Gannett Peak (Wyoming).