ABOUT CONRAD WHYTE:
Conrad Whyte begins his first season under Tony Martone as the assistant coach for the Merrimack Warriors.
Whyte brings nearly two decades of coaching experience to Merrimack, working the ranks of the Antigua Premier Division before moving to Massachusetts.
After serving as the head coach for West Ham FC (Antigua Premier Division) from 2002-2004, Whyte spent the following six years as the head coach for Empire FC. In 2010, he moved to Massachusetts, and took on the Director of Coaching role for America FC United in Quincy.
Along with his position with America FC United, Whyte’s been an active coach throughout northern Massachusetts. He spent three seasons as the assistant coach at Eastern Nazarene College from (2011-2013), Assistant Coach for the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program (2013-2014), Head Coach for the FC Bolts U15 Pre-Academy Team (2014-2015), Assistant/Interim Head Coach at Northeastern (2014-2016), and most recently, three years as the Associate Head Coach at Stonehill College (2016-2018).
Whyte’s accomplishments during this time were nothing short of exceptional. On top of helping Northeastern reach the Colonial Athletic Association semifinal in 2014, he coached 2014 CAA rookie of the year Frantzdy Perriot – a Colorado Rapids draftee, who now plays for Mouscron of the Belgian top flight. He was also the coach of Harry Swartz, who currently plays professionally for Hartford Athletic of the United Soccer League, and has worked with numerous first and second team All-CAA honorees.
At both Northeastern and Stonehill, Whyte was responsible for videography, recruiting, scouting, game day operations, and planning and implementation of daily training sessions.
An accomplished coach, Whyte began as a distinguished player in his home country. He played 14 seasons for Empire FC in the Antigua Premier Division, and 12 seasons on the Antigua and Barbuda national team. Named Antigua Premier Division Footballer of the Year in 1998, he was a four-time Golden Boot Winner, averaging 21 goals per season. He is the record holder for most goals in a single season (26) and career goals (156).
Whyte is a NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma recipient, a USSF National Youth License (Y) recipient, and holds a USSF “A” license.