Chris Matejka
Chris Matejka
Title: Interim Head Men's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-772-4274

Chris Matejka is the interim head men's soccer coach at Ohio Northern.

He spent the previous six seasons as an assistant coach for his alma mater.

A 2013 graduate of ONU, Chris was a four-year varsity letter winner for the program and a captain as a senior.

During his ONU Soccer career as a player, Chris won four OAC Championships and made four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. As a senior he was named All-American and OAC Midfielder of the Year.

Chris earned his Creative Writing degree from ONU in 2013 and is a native of Chatham, Ohio, where he attended Cloverleaf High school.

Chris and his wife, Aly, have a 1-year old daughter, Lillian.

Dave Knapp
Dave Knapp
Title: Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Dave Knapp is in his 19th season as an assistant coach for the ONU men’s soccer program.

His primary coaching responsibility is working with the team's goalkeepers.

The Columbus, Ohio, native was a four-year starter in goal for the Polar Bears from 1989-1992.

Knapp was a four-time All-Conference honoree, earning Second Team honors in 1989, 1990 and 1992 and Honorable Mention kudos in 1991.

He is ONU’s all-time career leader in saves and ranks second all-time in the Ohio Athletic Conference in saves with 484.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree from ONU in 1993.

Dave and his wife, Kim, live in Waterville, with their sons, Zach and Klayton.