FAIRFIELD, Conn.- Sacred Heart University Women's Soccer head coach Matt Micros announced the hiring of Andre Lindsay to serve as the Pioneers assistant coach. He joins assistants Scott McBride and Paulo DeOliveira to complete the coaching staff.
"We are very excited to have Andre on our staff. He will bring a wealth of knowledge to us from his background working with high level soccer players and being one as well" stated head coach Matt Micros.
Lindsay, a native of Clarendon, Jamaica, attended G.C Foster College of Physical Education and Sports. The experience has allowed me to acquire a knowledge and understanding of how to work with kids in the real world. During his time there, he earned a three-year diploma and worked on two internships coaching and teaching U8- 15 boys and girls. In his playing career at G.C. Foster, Andre won three consecutive Goalkeeper of the Year awards.
In 2011, Andre came to the United States and earned a bachelor's degree in Sport Management at Post University. He played two seasons for the Eagles, which were the most successful years in program history. Post won two CACC regular season championships and earned back to back NCAA bids. Andre posted 10 shutouts in 16 regular season games, and was second in the country in save percentage and goals against average. Andre also represented the Jamaica National U20 team.
Following his playing career, in 2014, Andre joined the Post Eagles men's and women's soccer coaching staff as the goalkeeper coach for four years. While on staff, Post won three ECAC Championships and appeared in three CACC Championship games. In 2018, Andre joined the staff of the Purple Nights at the University at Bridgeport. While at UB, UB won the ECC Championship, East Regional Championship and Division II National Championship, the first in the school's history. At Sacred Heart, Andre will be reunited with SHU Head Coach, Matt Micros as an assistant coach on the women's soccer team.