Coach Brendan Adams is entering his 14th season as the head coach of the Bridgewater State men’s soccer program. Coach Adams was promoted to the head coaching position prior to the 2002 season after serving as as an assistant coach on the staff in 2001. Brendan was also a women’s soccer assistant at BSU from 1996 to 1997.
Brenden guided the 2013 squad to the MASCAC Tournament championships and the program’s fourth NCAA Tournament appearance. In 2014, he was named MASCAC Coach of the Year for the third time as he directed the Bears to a 9-7-1 mark and the MASCAC regular season title.
Through 2014, Brendan’s coaching record at BSU stands at 121-96-23 (.552), with an impressive 55-23-13 (.676) mark in conference regular season matches. He became the men’s soccer program’s all-time winningest coach in 2008 as he surpassed Luis Reis who won 56 games from 1992 to 1996. Brendan’s 100th coaching victory came on October 20, 2012, a 1-0 win at MCLA.
A 1996 graduate of Stonehill College, Adams received his Masters Degree in Physical Education from Springfield College in 2001. He also holds a National Diploma from the NSCAA. A native of Sherborn, Massachusetts, Brendan is currently the Night and Weekend Facilities Manager in the Adrian Tinsley Center, BSU’s state-of-the-art athletic facility, and teaches activity classes in the Movement Arts Department.