Maryville University head men’s soccer coach David Korn announced that Derek Zuniga has joined the Saints staff as an assistant coach starting with the 2016 season.

Zuniga comes to Maryville after serving for two years with the Canton Akron Soccer Club. He organized team scheduling for the OYSAN State League as well as coordinated a youth summer camp for more than 90 players. Zuniga worked as CAK’s individual coach/personal trainer for more than 20 club players. Zuniga worked the fall 2014 season for Metro FC Soccer Club and worked the team’s youth squads.

As a player at Wright State, Zuniga started all four years and served as team captain for three seasons. He helped the Raiders reach the 2011 Horizon League Tournament championship game and was a second-team All-Horizon League player in 2012. Zuniga was selected as Wright State’s Most Valuable Player in 2013. He earned his bachelor’s degree in education from WSU in December 2015.