Mick Giordano
University of North Carolina Asheville
Mick Giordano
Assistant Coach
mgiordan@unca.edu
North Carolina-Asheville
Division 1

Former Bulldog mens soccer player Mick Giordano returns to the UNC Asheville program to serve as an assistant coach.   Giordano returns after spending last season as an assistant coach at Wofford. He is the current head coach for Asheville City SC of the NPSL.    Prior to the joining the staff at Wofford, Giordano spent time on the mens soccer staff at Wake Forest. In his year on staff, Wake Forest went 19-3-3 overall and advanced to the NCAA College Cup finals.    This is Giordanos second stint on Mathes Mennell's staff at UNC Asheville.   Giordano was a two-year starter for UNC Asheville in the midfield during the 2012 and 2013 seasons after transferring in from Charlotte.   In his senior year with UNC Asheville, Giordano started 17 games. Despite missing two games to injury, he was able to finish third on the team in minutes played, while adding two assists along the way. The 2012 season was hampered by injuries, but he was able to play in 11 games along the way.    Giordano graduated from UNC Asheville in December of 2013, and after graduation spent time playing professionally in Germany before returning to serve as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs.    Giordano also played with the South Carolina United Bantams of the PDL in the summer of 2013. He was also a key fixture and captain of the Triangle FC U20 teams in summers of 2010 and 2011, helping them reach nationals in each of their respective seasons. In 2011, he propelled TFC to a fourth place finish at nationals.   Giordano originally began his college career at Greensboro College in 2009 where he played both as a midfielder and defender, starting 14 of 17 games. Giordano spent 2010 at Charlotte before joining the Bulldogs.    Giordano played four years of soccer at D.H. Conley High School where he was an all-conference selection for three consecutive years and all-region choice his last two seasons. He was a member of the 91 North Carolina ODP Team. He finished his club career playing for tge 90 OCSA Coastal Crew and the U19 Winston-Salem Twins.