Connor McKee
Connor McKee

Assistant Coach

First season

Alma Mater (Year):
Sioux Falls (2011)


Let The Games Begin: Huskies Open MAC Play Friday

NIU hosts Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan


Huskies Host Coyotes Sunday

It will be the first contest between Northern Illinois and South Dakota


In-State Rivals Highlight NIU's Home Opening Weekend

Huskies host Redbirds and Ramblers Friday and Sunday, respectively


Gaffer John Ross Adds Connor McKee to Coaching Staff

Ross adds final assistant to staff


Summer Camp Schedule and Information

Women's soccer hosts over night camps (July 8-10) and day camps (July 11-13) this summer


Coach Ross and Amy Carr talk about Fall camp

Head Coach John Ross and goalkeeper Amy Carr talk about the Huskies fall camp and look ahead to their exhibition match with Valparaiso Friday August 16 versus Valparaiso.


Women's Soccer : Fall Camp Report

Head women's soccer coach John Ross announced the final addition to his staff May 31, naming Connor McKee assistant coach. McKee, along with assistant coach Christie Chappell announced March 23, will serve on the staff for the Huskies first season under Ross in 2012.

"We are very excited to have Connor as part of our staff," said Ross. "He will bring a lot of energy to the staff and is a student of the game - He is always looking to improve himself. His background in coaching will help for a smooth transition into his role with the defensive side of the team. We look forward to him making an immediate impacton the program."

A native of Rapid City, S.D., McKee will work mainly with the Huskie goalkeepers and run individual training sessions, along with other team training sessions.

McKee came to DeKalb from University of Sioux Falls, where he was a graduate assistant during the 2011 season for the men's soccer program. There, he trained the goalkeepers, ran skill and fitness sessions and aided in recruiting, fundraising and with compliance for the first year Division II program.

He started his collegiate career at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill., where he was a defender for the Bluejays in 2007 and 2008, who reached as high as No. 16 nationally. He returned home to his native South Dakota to conclude his college career at Sioux Falls, where he was a team captain his senior season an All-Great Plains Athletic Conference selection. He also earned the Daktronics NAIA Men's Scholar Athlete Award while playing for the Cougars.

At the club level, McKee has served in various capacities with the Rushmore Soccer Club, South Dakota State Association Olympic Development program and the Dakota Alliance Soccer Club. He owns a United States Soccer Federation "C" license and National Soccer Coaches Association of America state and regional goalkeeping licenses. McKee will also serve as the Girls Director of Coaching at Northern Illinois Football Club.