Carl Rees

Position: B2008 White, Head Coach,



Bebington, United Kingdom


Hartwick College, B.A., Psychology, Philosophy.
Frostburg State University, Master of Ed. with Psychology concentration.

Coaching credentials

USSF “A” License; NSCAA advanced national diploma; Region 1 ODP Coach; Technical Advisor for 1994 Olympics.

Coaching history

1989–93: Assistant Coach, Hartwick College, Plattsburg State College and Frostburg University.
1996–present: Head Coach, Fairfield University

Coaching philosophy

Teaching players to hide their weaknesses and expose their strengths. You owe it to yourself and your teammates to work your hardest for the good of the team. Even if you think you are being outplayed, anything is possible with the right tactics. Never give up.


1998–2000: Played for the Albany Capitals of the American Soccer League. 1998: NSCAA New England Coach of the Year. 1998 and 2011: MAAC Coach of the Year. Director of Coaching for Everton America, an official partner of Everton FC of the English Premier League.

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Favorite book

Far Foreign Land: Pride and Passion the Liverpool Way by Tony Evans

A good coach is one who helps his players maximize or discover their potential. That is his principal function.

— Marcelo Bielsa, Argentina and Chile coach