Blacksburg High School has had a long tradition of success with its boys soccer program. The program has won the Virginia State Championship in 1989, 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2018.
Head Coach Shelley Blumenthal has led Blacksburg to 12 state championships in 28 seasons. As head coach, Shelley has an overall record of 545 victories, 47 losses and 22 ties, good for a winning percentage of 92.1%.
Blacksburg has had four High School All-Americans - Alistair Moore (2009), Michael Mecham (2012), Geinda Smith (2013) and Austin Bissell (2018). Additionally, there have been eight Scholar All-Americans - Stuart Dowling (2000), Michael Orr (2000), Tim Becker (2008), Matt Becker (2007), Jackson Rankin (2009), Harris Salom (2017), Joe Carman (2017) and Daniel Salom (2020).
The program started in 1983. Cary Green helped begin the program and coached the Indians through 1986. His record at Blacksburg was 34 wins, 10 losses and 2 ties. Pat Johnson took over in 1987 and continued to coach through 1991. Coach Johnson led the Indians to 65 wins, 9 losses, 3 ties and the first ever Virginia State Championship in 1989. Shelley Blumenthal assumed the role of head coach after serving as an assistant for the 1990 and 1991 campaigns.
Here is an overview of the season records of the Blacksburg Boys Soccer team over the years: