LMU names new assistant men’s soccer coach
Published 3:03 pm Monday, June 26, 2023
Lincoln Memorial University is pleased to announce Andrew Gray as the new assistant coach for men’s soccer. Gray has great passion for the sport and brings a wealth of experience and success to the position.
‘I’m delighted to have Andrew join us in what is a very exciting time for the program”, said coach Tom Gillette. “Andrew immediately stood out as a candidate, he has over a decade’s worth of coaching experience, he has a multitude of coaching qualifications that reflect his continual drive for improvement, and he is winner; in the last 3 collegiate seasons he has picked up 3 regular season conference championships and 2 tournament championships, we plan to keep that streak going.”
Gray spent the last three seasons as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana where he was part of three consecutive unbeaten regular seasons against HCAC Competition and a HCAC conference championship in 2022.
Prior to Rose-Hulman, Gray served as men’s assistant soccer coach at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2019-20, helping the Pomeroys finish 10-6-1 and qualifying for the NSCAA Division I Championships and as the first assistant coach at Manchester University for the 2017-18 season working as the goalkeeper coach.
As an assistant coach at Ohio Northern University in 2016-17, Gray helped the Polar Bears to a 17-2-4 overall record. Gray was an assistant coach at Indiana Purdue University in 2015-16, a first assistant at Franklin College in 2014-15, and a student volunteer coach at Manchester University in 2013-14.
Gray has also served in different youth soccer roles such as Director of Coaching at Ohio Extreme South; Technical Director for Sporting Indiana FC; Head boys’ coach for multiple clubs; and paid trainer for Terre Haute Premier. Gray was the boy’s head soccer coach at Terre Haute North High School.
A native of Anderson, Indiana, Gray earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Manchester University in 2013 and a master’s degree in coaching and athletic administration at Concordia Irvine.
He currently holds a B License from the United States Soccer Federation and Premier Diploma from United States Coaches Association.