Mike Brizzi joins the University of Cincinnati this season as an Assistant Coach. Brizzi was a defender for the Bearcats from 2010-12, and helped helping lead a defensive unit that produced a school record six consecutive clean sheets in 2012. Brizzi spent his freshman season at Cincinnati State, starting all 19 matches and serving as team captain. Brizzi was an assistant coach at Cincinnati State, helping them go 15-1-2, and served as an instructor and trainer with the Cincinnati United club team.