Waban, MA (April 13, 2016) - FC Boston Bolts are excited to announce the hiring of Andy Dorman to our coaching staff. Andy will work directly with Bolts Boys Director Dan Colwell with the U12 (2004) US Development Academy team. Andy will also work with future and older Academy groups during the year.
"I'm really looking forward to starting my coaching career with the Bolts. I've watched the U12's train and I'm really excited to work with the talented group. I'd like to thank Brian and Dan for giving me the opportunity and I hope I can repay them with a successful first season." Andy Dorman
Andy began his professional career in 2004 after being selected 58th overall by the New England Revolution in the MLS Super Draft. After his first 4 years, he then went on to have a successful period in Scotland with St. Mirren of the Scottish Premier League and then to England with Crystal Palace, now in the Barclays Premier League. He then came full circle back to the Revolution for the last two years. During this time he also made 3 appearances for the Wales Senior National Team. Overall in his professional career he has made 324 appearances scoring 47 goals and adding 32 assists. He currently holds a UEFA B Coaching License and is working towards his USSF A.
"I am excited and want to welcome Andy to the Bolts coaching staff. His soccer playing background speaks volumes. Andy has been able to apply all his talent on the field from the grassroots level all the way up to the different professional leagues in Scotland and the MLS. A pathway that many young players are dreaming of today! Many young soccer players will benefit from his knowledge and energy as a youth coach." Marco Koolman, Bolts Academy Director
"After a fantastic playing career, we are delighted Andy chose the Bolts to begin his coaching career. Andy is a very ambitious young man and wants to coach at the highest level possible and believes that we can help him on his journey. I also want to thank Dan Colwell who was instrumental in having Andy join our club." Brian Ainscough, FC Boston Bolts Executive Director
FC Boston is excited to have Andy join our staff and shows our continued commitment to getting elite coaches with tremendous knowledge and experience. Andy will enhance our ability to provide a unique experience for our players, in addition to our partnership with AS Roma. Welcome Andy!
Players interested in the 2016/17 Bolts Academy teams please contact:
U12 (2004) and U13 (2003) - Dan Colwell - firstname.lastname@example.org
U14, U16, U18 - Marco Koolman - email@example.com