BALTIMORE - Loyola University Maryland head coach Steve Nichols announced that Matt Pasquinelli will round out the men's soccer staff as the volunteer goalkeeping coach.
"It was vital for us to add a coach with experience in the goalkeeping position," Nichols said. "Matt's commitment to the game of soccer and player development is unmatched. We feel that we got one of the best in the business.
"Matt has a great rapport with the players and brings a lot of energy to our staff."
Pasquinelli comes to Loyola after spending two seasons working with the goalkeepers at George Washington University. Prior to that, he spent two years coaching professionally with Real Maryland of the United Soccer League (USL), while he has also served as a goalkeeping coach for DC United's Youth Academy, worked with the goalkeeping coaches of Celtic FC of the Scottish Premier League and Stoke City FC of the English Premier League, and has been a guest coach with Manchester United FC.
In addition, Pasquinelli is the director of goalkeeping with McLean Youth Soccer Association and 192SQFT Goalkeeping Academy.
Pasquinelli played collegiate soccer at Berry College, before being drafted by the St. Louis Steamers of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). He also spent time playing for the Detroit Express of the North American Soccer League (NASL) and American Soccer League (ASL).