Boateng, a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in Biology and will finish his Master’s degree in Dec. 2015, joined the Wildcats in May 2015 following a volunteer assistant position since Jan. 2014 at his alma mater. There he managed all aspects of the program including coaching, on campus recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, academic support, team travel, fundraising, community relations and coaching staff and player management.
As a student-athlete with Marshall’s men’s soccer program from 2007-2010, Boateng was named a team captain (2009-10), merited Third Team All-Conference USA (2010), Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll recognition (2008-10) and Conference USA All-Freshmen Team Honors (2008).
Before Marshall, he was an academy coach for the West Virginia Futbol Club with the U10 boy’s and U11 girl’s teams. In 2011 and 2014, Boateng was a Region I Boys ODP camp coach who managed all aspects of the West Virginia 1998 boy’s team. From 2011-2013, he was the head coach for the boy’s team and an assistant for the girl’s team at Huntington High School. There he managed all activities of the program, posting a 45-8-3 record in three years and reaching the state quarterfinal each year, with the boy’s team.
Boateng holds a USSF “C” license along with the NSCAA National Diploma. Boateng was also a 2013 NSCAA 30 under 30 award recipient, given to the top 30 coaches in the country who are under 30 years of age. He was also awarded the NSCAA Next Generation Coach award, which is designed to help young talented coaches start their careers.