Billy Berger begins his fourth year with SIUE men's soccer program in 2016, and his second as the full-time Director of Operations. Berger previously spent two seasons on staff as a graduate assistant.
Berger is directly involved in all off-field activities for the program including practice planning, travel, and video operations.
Prior to coming to SIUE, Berger worked as the team manager for the Akron men's soccer program from 2009-2012. He assisted the Zips' coaching staff with training, equipment management, game day preparation and video analysis.
During Berger's time with Akron, the Zips won the NCAA Championship in 2010 and finished as the NCAA Runner-Up in 2009.
He graduated from Akron in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in sports management. He earned a master's in Kinesiology from SIUE in 2016.
A native of Columbia Station, Ohio, Berger spent the 2012 season as an Assistant Varsity Coach at Columbia High School. He was named the Assistant Coach of the Year in Lorain County.