In Memory: Eddy Dietz

A memorial service and balloon release is scheduled for noon Dec. 9 at Autry Intramural Field on the campus of Colorado College for Eddy Dietz, UCCS men’s soccer coach 1991-2002.

Dietz died Dec. 3 at age 58.

He graduated from Palmer High School and played soccer for Colorado College and professionally in the United States and England before coaching the UCCS Mountain Lions. He later worked as a referee.

For more information on the service, contact Horst Richardson,

His obituary, as published by the Springs Funeral Home, follows. Online condolences may be left at A memorial scholarship was also established. To donate, please click here .

Eddy Karl Dietz

December 18, 1957 – December 3, 2016

Eddy Karl Dietz, 58, died on December 3, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

He was born on December 18, 1957 in Berlin, Germany to Karl Walter and Christel Charlotte (Heder) Dietz.

Eddy was a college soccer coach and a longtime Colorado Springs resident.

He is survived by a sister, Monika Dietz.

Services pending.

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