IPFW men's soccer coach covered the pitch with his recruiting efforts, as he recently signed three standout athletes to national letters of intent.
Harper signed a goalkeeper, defender, and a midfielder.
IPFW signed goaltender Raphael Kotzock, defender Quinn Hassenbacher, and midfielder Anthony Pritchett.
Kotzock is a 6-7 German goalkeeper and spent time working with the former athletic coach of the German National Team.
He played at the highest possible level for a junior league player in Germany as a part of the U17 Bundesliga team. Before joining the U17 Bundesliga team, Kotzock played for Bayernliga.
Kotzock recently skipped the U19 Bundesliga team and was promoted to the U23 team of pro club SpVgg at the age of 17. Before that he spent time playing goalkeeper for the U18 team of SpVgg Unterhacing in 2011. Kotzock was an indoor regional champion that year.
Hassenbacher is a defender from Brantford, Ontario and most recently helped his team win two championships in 2010.
The 6-foot-2 central defender was part of a SAAC Senior Showcase Cup Championship and also an Adidas Potomac Memorial Tournament Championship.
In 2008, Hassenbacher helped his team reach the U14 Ontario Cup Final Four. He was also part of a U12 South Region Premier Level Soccer League Championship as well as a U12 West Niagara Invitational Tournament Finalist in 2006.
Pritchett is a midfielder from St. Louis and played high school soccer at Westminster Christian Academy where he was a four-year starter for the Wildcats.
He was an All-State and All-Region selection as a senior after leading his team to a district title. This team captain was recognized as the team's Offensive Most Valuable Player during both his junior and senior seasons.
Pritchett also suited up for the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Premier Club Team. He scored four goals to help his team win a 2009 Regional Championship. He followed up that performance by scoring another goal at the 2009 Nationals, helping his team place third. Pritchett currently plays on the St. Louis Lions PDL team.
He is a student-athlete that excels on and off the field. In the classroom, Pritchett earned a Scholars Diploma for holding a GPA of 3.5 or higher. He made the Presidents List Honor Roll during each of his four years at Westminster Christian Academy and he is a member of the National Honors Society.