COACHING STAFF
 
COACHING STAFF

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Brandon Boylan
Head Coach

Phone: 731-661-5293
Email: bboylan@uu.edu

Brandon Boylan begins his second season as head coach for the Union University Lady Bulldog soccer team. Boylan has just completed the inaugural season for Union women’s soccer in which he led the team to four wins. This season, he will not only lead the varsity team into their second season of play, but also will head a reserve team to compliment and improve this young women’s soccer program.

In addition to coaching women’s soccer, Boylan will continue his responsibilities with the Student Life team as the Associate Director of Wellness. He is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), in which he has a soccer coaching diploma. Boylan also holds a coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation.

A 1996 graduate of Union, Boylan received a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health. He is currently working to finish his thesis for his Masters requirements from the University of Memphis.

Boylan, a native of Jacksonville, North Carolina, has served on several different soccer staffs since graduating from Union. In 1996, he was hired as the acting head coach for Covington High School where he stayed until 1999. His responsibilities at Covington included all on field preparation of the team during practice and games for both the men’s and women’s teams. Other responsibilities included scheduling, fund raising and working closely with the athletic director in regards to eligibility. Boylan also served as assistant coach at East Tennessee State University, a NCAA Division I program, from 1999 through 2000. Some of his responsibilities at ETSU included contributing to on field preparation for the team during practices and games, and also traveling for the purpose of recruiting athletes for the soccer program.

As a player, Boylan has experienced soccer in several different regions of the country from Arizona to North Carolina. He also has four years of international experience in Japan during his high school career.

During his time at Union as a student, Boylan was instrumental in the starting and building of Union’s first ever soccer program, which became varsity in 1998. He played four years for the Union club soccer team that participated in the Southeastern Collegiate Club Soccer League.

Boylan is married to the former Rachel Rice of Munford, Tenn. She is a graduate of Union with a degree in Biology and is currently working as a Pharmacist with ‘Super D’ Drug Stores. Boylan and his wife are proud new parents of their first child, Chase, born on June 2, 2006.

Isaac Brooks
Assistant Coach
Phone: 731-661-5293
Email: ibrooks@uu.edu

Isaac Brooks joins Union for his first season as the assistant coach for the women’s soccer program. Brooks played four years of soccer during the early years of the mens program from 1999-2002 and will be able to give valuable guidance for the two-year old women’s soccer program.

Brooks, a native of Ridgetop, Tenn., graduated from Union in 2002 with a bachelors degree in Christian Ministries and Recreation. He has spent the past few years working for the Memphis Athletic Ministries. Brooks has also spent time as a coach for the Chicago Eagles and a counselor for Young Life at Camp Trail West in Buena Vista, Colorado.

Brooks is the son Greg and Naomi Brooks, both of Ridgetop, Tenn.

 

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