TROY, NY — The below press release is from RPI’s Athletics Department:
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s soccer team has a new assistant coach in Kenn Fryer, Associate Vice President & Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced. A former goalkeeper at Brandeis University, he will assist 17th-year head coach Adam Clinton for the 2019 season.
A native of Wilmington, Mass., Fryer joins the Engineers staff after spending one season as an assistant at Brown University. With the Bears, he was the goalkeeper coach, while also assisting in on-campus recruiting visits, as well as opponent scouting and film breakdown. Furthermore, he worked with the strength and conditioning staff and was in charge of the team’s social media accounts.
Prior to his time at Brown, Fryer was the assistant at Clark University for two years. During his time with the Cougars, his primary responsibilities were as the goalkeeper coach, as well as managing the program’s recruiting database, scouting opponents, and reviewing and editing film. He assisted the NSCAA Scholar All-American East Region Committee and the USC Scholar All-American National Committee. In his second year at Clark, he also coached the goalkeepers in the women’s program.
Fryer enjoyed a solid playing career at Brandeis University, helping the Judges to a school-record 71 wins over his four years. Graduating in 2016 with a degree in business and a minor in legal studies, Fryer has a United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) Premier Diploma, a United States Soccer Federation “D” license and is a USSF certified referee.
The Engineers, who went 9-9-1 overall and 6-3-0 in the Liberty League last season, open their 2019 campaign on August 30 at Elizabethtown College (5pm).
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