Louis Barrow was named the SVSU Men's Soccer Head Coach in April, 2019.
Barrow was a two year student-athlete for the Cardinals, playing as a defender in the 2015 and 2016 seasons before joining the team's coaching staff. Saginaw Valley competed in the NCAA Division II Tournament all of the past four years with him a member of the team, including a 2018 GLIAC regular season championship and trip to the NCAA Division II Round of 16 with Barrow as an assistant. In Barrow's first season as a student-athlete in 2015, the Cards advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Saginaw Valley State Director of Athletics John Decker added his thoughts on the addition of Barrow as the new man in charge of the program...
Prior to coming to Saginaw Valley as a Men's Soccer student-athlete, Barrow played at Regis University (Colo.), where he was a two year starter for the Rangers at the defender position. He prepped at Monkseaton High School in in Whitley Bay, NorthTyneside, England and is a 2013 graduate of the school.
Barrow, a native of Newcastle England, currently resides in Saginaw. He graduated in May 2018 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology.