Brendan Ujvary is in his first year as an assistant coach for the Hamilton College men’s soccer program. He was an assistant with the Utica College men for the past two seasons. In his first season, Brendan will be heavily involved in all facets of the game including, recruiting, setting schedules, day-to-day operations, and leading training sessions.

Ujvary helped guide the Pioneers to a pair of Empire 8 Conference playoff appearances, including the program’s first trip to the championship game in 2013. Utica players received eight all-conference team honors and one Empire 8 rookie of the year award during his time at the school. Ujvary recently obtained his National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma.

Ujvary played college soccer at SUNY New Paltz. The defender appeared in 53 games with 41 starts over the course of three seasons. As a senior, he helped lead the Hawks to the SUNYAC quarterfinals in 2011. Ujvary was a member of the Dean’s List all four years, made the NSCAA all-academic team and represented the soccer program on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Ujvary graduated with a degree in adolescent education with a specialization in social studies and a geography minor. He also has a master’s degree in special education from Utica. He is from Kings Park, N.Y., and played soccer at Kings Park High School.