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Hubbard hired as VMI men’s soccer assistant coach

vmiFirst-year VMI men’s soccer head coach Michael Bonelli announced Tuesday afternoon the hiring of Charlie Hubbard as an assistant coach for his program.

Hubbard comes to VMI after serving for two years as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. Overseeing a head coaching transition during the 2015 season, Hubbard maintained all recruits and independently traveled and coached the team on multiple occasions.

He was responsible for developing an organized system to streamline recruiting and camp organization while maintaining university standards for roster size and competition. In addition, Hubbard organized budgets for equipment, travel, meals and other team accommodations.

Prior to Dallas Baptist, Hubbard served as an assistant men’s and women’s soccer coach at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky during the 2013-14 season. He assisted both programs to qualify for the NCAA DIII tournament, while the women’s team earned its first Sweet Sixteen appearance and No. 14 national ranking.

While at Thomas More, he also served as a soccer instructor for the Northern Kentucky Soccer Academy in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. While creating weekly training plans and season-long development programs, Hubbard coordinated the tryout and evaluation for players U10-U18.

Hubbard was a four-year student-athlete at Palm Beach Atlantic University (DII) in West Palm Beach, Florida, setting a school record by playing in 84 games from 2009-13.

He graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic in 2013 with a degree in Biblical studies. While coaching at Dallas Baptist, he earned a master’s degree in sport management in 2015.

He holds a USSF National “C” license and NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 certificate.