Soccer Sphere Director, UNH Head Mens Soccer Coach
Marc Hubbard was hired as head coach of the University of New Hampshire men’s soccer team on April 4, 2015.
The Durham native returns to the team following his seven-year head coaching stint at Southern New Hampshire University. Hubbard previously served as an assistant coach of the UNH men’s soccer team from 2003-2007.
During his time coaching at UNH, the team reached back-to-back America East semifinals in’06 and’07 and he was a member of the conference’s 2006 Staff of the Year. The men’s soccer program ranked No. 1 in New England as well as No. 23 nationally in 2005 during Hubbard’s tenure.
SNHU Head Mens Soccer Coach
After spending seven seasons as an assistant coach with the program, Josh Taylor was named the eighth head coach in SNHU men’s soccer program history on April 30, 2015.
“SNHU has been my home for the last seven years and I have always felt privileged to be involved with such a storied program. SNHU has always been a special place for me and I am excited to take the next step as head coach,” said Taylor upon his promotion.
Taylor joined the men’s soccer program as an assistant coach before the 2008 season and was elevated to the top assistant spot prior to the 2012 season. During that time, the Penmen compiled a 117-20-16 (.817) record while making seven straight NCAA appearances, including four trips to the national quarterfinals in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2013, the Penmen captured the ultimate prize, winning the second NCAA Division II national championship in program history with a 22-1-1 record. SNHU won four Northeast-10 Conference tournament titles (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014) and four regular season titles (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014) over that span.
Soccer Sphere Assistant Director; UNH Assistant Coach
Rich Weinrebe returns to his alma mater after spending two seasons at Southern New Hampshire University. While with the Penmen, he helped the team to a 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship title after they posted a record of 22-1-1 overall and a perfect NE-10 conference mark of 13-0-0. It was the first time SNHU won the national championship since 1989. After falling in the season opener to Post, the Penmen won their next 20 games en route to the NCAA Title.
Weinrebe graduated from the University of New Hampshire after a stellar four year career with the Wildcats where he was a two year captain of the squad. As a defenseman, he helped the Wildcats achieve a No. 1 overall ranking in New England for just the second time in program history and a No. 23 spot in the national polls. Weinrebe holds a US Soccer Federation “D” License.
Soccer Sphere Assistant Director, UNH Assistant Coach
Simeon Steward was named an assistant coach of men’s soccer in May, 2015. Steward comes to UNH after spending the 2014 campaign as an assistant coach at SNHU. In his only season there, the Penmen posted a mark of 17-1-2 overall and a conference record of 11-1-1. The squad started the season off 13-0-1 and would go on to win the NE-10 title and advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament. As a student-athlete, Steward played for the University of Louisville from 2007-09 and helped the Cardinals to three-consecutive NCAA appearances and a Big East regular season championship in 2009. He was also a Big East All-Academic Team Selection.
In 2012, Steward was the director of men’s soccer operations at the University of Washington and was selected for the inaugural NSCAA “30 Under 30” Program. Steward has worked numerous youth camps, including for the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer (MLS). He also has his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma as well as his WSSF “C” license.
Soccer Sphere Assistant Director, SNHU Assistant Coach
Khano Smith, a former professional soccer player who spent a total of six seasons in Major League Soccer, was named to the SNHU men’s soccer staff in the summer of 2015.
Smith, a 2003 graduate of Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C., appeared in a total of 100 games for the New England Revolution, first from 2005-08 and again in 2010. He spent the 2009 season with the New York Red Bulls, and played for Lincoln City FC in Lincolnshire, England late in 2009. Smith is a veteran of the Bermuda National Team, playing in 32 games from 2003-2011.
A two-time NSCAA All-American, Smith was the Player of the Year in the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference (now Conference Carolinas) as a junior and senior at Lees-McRae. In addition to his professional soccer career, Smith has worked with the Revolution as a Youth Development Player Coordinator as well as a scout for the first team. He has also served as an analyst on the Revolution postgame show on Comcast Sports New England. Smith graduated from Lees-McRae with a Bachelors in Sport Management.
Soccer Sphere Assistant Director, SNHU Assistant Coach
After a standout four-year career with the Penmen men’s soccer program, Keegan Campbell joined the coaching staff in the spring of 2015.
During his standout four-year career, the Norton, Mass. native played in and started 87 of 89 career games and was a two-year captain. A part of the most successful class in program history, Campbell was a member of the 2013 national championship team, while the team went 76-10-3 (.871) with three national quarterfinal appearances, three straight Northeast-10 tournament titles and a pair of NE-10 regular season championships.
A two-time Northeast-10 All-Conference selection as well as a member of the league’s All-Rookie Team as a freshman, Campbell earned Daktronics All-Region honors as a junior. He was also named a Capital One Academic All-American as a senior and manned a defensive backline that was among the national leaders in each of his four seasons. Campbell graduated from SNHU in December, 2014 with a degree in Business Administration.
Goalkeeper Director; UNH Goalkeeper Coach
Dave Williams was named goalkeeper coach for the men’s soccer program in May, 2015. Williams is back for his second stint at UNH after serving as goalkeeper coach at SNHU for the last three seasons. Over the last three years, Penmen goalkeepers have posted 33 shutouts, including 13 in 2013. Prior to his time at Southern New Hampshire, Williams spent three seasons with the Wildcats as the goalkeeping coach. Williams is a 1992 graduate of Cornell University where he played all four seasons and posted three shutouts as a senior.
Originally from Denver, Colo., Williams now resides in Rye, N.H. His brother, Doug, was a mamber of the United State Cycling Team in 1982 and 1983.
Goalkeeper Coach; SNHU Assistant Coach
Adam Perron was named to the SNHU men’s soccer staff in the summer of 2015.
Perron brings plenty of coaching and recruiting experience to the Penmen, as he was most recently the assistant coach at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. During his time at Colby, which competes in the prestigious New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) of Division III, he assisted with all facets of the program including recruiting, advanced scouting, practice planning, academic monitoring, as well as the training and development of the goalkeepers. In the fall of 2014, Perron helped Colby reach the conference playoffs for the first time since 2011, compile the best record since 2008, while the team registered in the top three in the league in goals against average at 0.80. He was also instrumental in bringing in one of the best recruiting classes the program has ever seen.
Prior to Colby, Perron was the head coach for Bridgton Academy for the 2012 season. The 2012 team had just 13 players and finished the season at 10-5-1 while allowing just seven goals. Guiding a one-year college prep program, Perron had to recruit 16 to 20 players to play soccer and also helped his outgoing players find college programs.