Kevin Nylen, Assistant Coach
Kevin Nylen makes his coaching debut this season with a successful playing career under his belt. A 2003 graduate of Saint Anselm College, Nylen was the backbone of the Hawks’ defense as a senior captain. In his final season he was named the Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Year and earned a spot on the NSCAA All-America First Team. After graduating with a B.A. in business Nylen furthered his soccer career by joining the Wilmington Hammerheads of the United Soccer League Second Division in 2003. His three-year stint with the Hammerheads was followed by three years with the Charleston Battery of the USL First Division. A native of Ipswich, Mass., Nylen holds a United States Soccer Federation “A” coaching license, as well as an NSCAA Advanced National diploma.