Michael Eade is in his first season as an assistant with the Jennies and will work with the goalkeepers. Eade comes to UCM after spending the 2015 season as the volunteer assistant at Division I Creighton.

He started his career coaching two seasons at Bloomsburg University, helping the Huskies to the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

Following his time at BU, Eade spent two seasons with the University of Rhode Island as the goalkeeper coach and one season at Bryant University as a volunteer assistant.

He was the goalkeeper coach for the men’s team at Johnson and Wales (R.I.), helping the Wildcats to the 2014 Great Northeast Conference title.

Eade has also been the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Rhode Island Director of Goalkeepers, the Nebraska ODP 98 Boys State coach and has coached for Bayside Futebol Club, Gretna Soccer Club and Gretna High School. He has also worked as the KCFC Alliance boys’ goalkeeping coach.

A native of Buckhurst Hill, England, Eade’s playing background includes collegiate experience at Park University from 2007-2010. He was named the 2008 MCAC Defensive Player of the Year, 2008 MCAC First Team All-Conference, He also led Park to the 2007 MCAC regular season title and Region IV Tournament championship. Eade played in 42 games as a Pirate, including two NAIA national tournament games, recording 16 shutouts and goals-against averages of 1.01, 0.96 and 0.89 in his three years. Eade was involved with two professional clubs in England, spending three seasons as part of Luton Towns Youth Training Scheme (YTS) and four seasons with the Tottenham Hotspurs youth academy.