Andy Parker was named an assistant coach for the Brown men’s soccer program in April of 2021 and will enter his first season with the team in the fall of 2021. Parker comes to College Hill after serving as an assistant coach at UConn for six seasons. In his role, Parker assisted with recruiting, training sessions and film analysis while also developing a full-year goalkeeping training model. Under his tutelage, Parker helped former Husky Scott Levene transform into the American Athletic Conference's most elite goalkeeper as he led the conference in goals-against average (0.77), save percentage (.792) and shutouts (8).
Prior to becoming an assistant at UConn, Parker served a three-year stint as the Huskies Director of Quality Control. During this period with Parker on the bench, UConn compiled a 39-13-12 record and advanced to back-to-back NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals in 2012 and 2013. Additionally, the program tallied their 13th regular season conference title in 2012, and finished its 2014 campaign with wins in six of its final seven matches.
Parker was also the Director of the Ray Reid Soccer School since 2012, where he managed and planned the daily operations of three annual overnight camp sessions for over 300 campers. He additionally implemented a comprehensive program for 40 campers at four separate day camps and represented the School at Soccer Champions Coaches Clinics.
A four-year letter winner for the men's soccer program at Saint Anselm, Parker earned Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team honors during the 2008 season. He earned a starting assignment in all 72 games he played and left Saint Anselm as the all-time leader in minutes played. A member of the 2011 Northeast-10 All-Academic Team, Parker was a two-time team captain and was selected as the 2011-12 Saint Anselm Student-Athlete of the Year.
Parker graduated from St. Anselm in 2012 with a B.A. in International Business before earning his M.S. in Sport Management in 2015 from Connecticut. He also holds an NSCAA National Diploma and USSF License.