Brett Axelrod, a former assistant coach at LIU, was named assistant men’s soccer coach in September of 2016.

Alexrod spent the 2014 and 2015 season in Brooklyn, serving as an assistant coach at LIU where he worked primarily with goalkeepers. He helped the Blackbirds win the 2015 NEC Championship as LIU finished the regular season was a perfect 7-0 mark, ranking second in the conference in goals against average.

A four-year letter winner at Whitman College, where he also coached from 2009 to 2011, Axlerod received a degree in Sociology from the school in 2009. He has played semi-professionally with the Yakima Reds and Kitsap Pumas, both of the Premier Development League, and spent time training with Stoke City FC, Portland Timbers, and Crewe Alexandra FC.

Axelrod holds a USSF National “C” coaching license.