Ian Feuer, who enjoyed a distinguished professional career, begins his 10th season as a volunteer goalkeeper coach with the Pepperdine women's soccer program in 2013.
In addition to his coaching duties with Pepperdine, Feuer has also served as goalkeeper coach for the U.S. Women's National Team and for the Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer in recent years. He owns and operates the Premier Goalkeeping Academy.
In the past nine seasons with Feuer on staff, the Waves are 98-56-27 (.616) and have been to four NCAA Tournaments, including the 2005 Sweet 16. During his tenure, Pepperdine has recorded the two best goals-against average in school history (0.55 in 2011 and 0.60 in 2004).
Feuer became one of the first American goalkeepers to sign with a European team when he joined Belgium's F.C. Brugge in 1988. He played with the team until 1992 when he was loaned to R.W. Molenbeek. In 1994, he became the first American goalkeeper to sign for an English Premier League team when he inked with West Ham United.
Feuer also played for Major League's Soccer's New England Revolution (1998-99) and Colorado Rapids (1999-2000). He was runner-up for Player of the Year with the Revolution and earned Player of the Month honors four times while playing for the Rapids.
He also played for the U.S. National Team and was a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team that competed in Barcelona, Spain.
Feuer attended Canoga Park (Calif.) High School before signing a professional contract and finishing high school in Belgium.