Colin Connolly
Colin Connolly
Title: Assistant Coach
Hometown: Gloucester, MA

2022 marks Colin Connolly’s tenth season with the Emerson College Women’s and Men’s soccer programs, and his third season as Associate Head Coach of Women’s Soccer. In his tenure with the teams, Connolly has assisted both programs in all facets including recruiting, goalkeeper training, and scouting and video analysis.

During his time at Emerson, the women’s program has attained regional rankings in back-to-back seasons in 2018 and 2019, and advanced to the NEWMAC playoffs in three of the last four seasons. Along the way, Emerson women’s soccer has received six NEWMAC first team all-conference selections, seven NEWMAC second team all-conference selections, a New England Region all-rookie team goalkeeper named by, and an ECAC Tournament MVP.

Post-college, Connolly played for FC Reading and the New Hampshire Phantoms in addition to receiving professional trials in the USL and MISL. He has also competed in the highest amateur leagues in both Philadelphia and Boston over the past decade.Connolly also has several years of club coaching experience. He was on the staff of New England Rush as
a club goalkeeper instructor and as a coach for both boys and girls’ teams.

A native of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Connolly graduated from Temple University in 2010 with a degree in International Business and Finance. Outside of coaching, he continues to work in the finance industry in Boston. He holds a National D License from United States Soccer.