Marc Connolly

Email: mconnolly@starsofma.org

Teams

  • BU18 NPL

Coaching Credentials
Holy Cross assistant coach (2010 - 11)
• 2010 Dartmouth Classic Tournament Champions

UMass Lowell assistant coach (2006 - 2009)
• 2008 Northeast-10 Champions
• 2008 NCAA Tournament quarterfinalists
• 2007 NCAA Tournament Round of 16
• Coached two NSCAA All-Americans

Coaching Experience
FC Stars of Massachusetts (2006 – present)
• 2 USYSA Region 1 Finalists
• 3 Massachusetts State Cup Champions
• 4 Massachusetts State Cup Finalists
• 1 Region 1 Premier League Finalist
• 1 Region I Premier League Semifinalist
• 1 Northeast Regional League Champion
• 2 MAPLE Champions

Oakwood Soccer Club (2002 – 06)
• 2 USYSA Region I Semifinalists
• 3 Connecticut State Cup Champions
• 2 Connecticut State Cup Finalists
• Coached five players drafted by MLS clubs

Bay State Games
Westford (MA) Youth Soccer

Further Experience
• Currently, serving as ESPN’s Editorial Director for all soccer broadcasts
• Co-host of ESPN’s Big Head Red Head podcast, along with Alexi Lalas and Taylor Twellman
• Former Award-winning writer for ESPN.com for 12 years, covering three World Cups

Playing Experience
• FC Bandits
• Massachusetts ODP
• Westford Academy

Education
Ithaca College
BA Sports Information and Communication




NSCAA Member Club