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Former Queen s Royal Col-
lege and national youth team
goalkeeper Kevin Leacock,
who was the Stevens
Women s Soccer assistant
coach in the 2012 season, has
rejoined the programme as an
Assistant Coach as announced
this week by Stevens
Women s Soccer head coach
Leacock, who also serves as
the director of girls coaching
for the World Class Premier
Soccer Club in Orangeburg,
New York, returns to the pro-
gramme to serve as its goal-
keeping specialist. He will also
aid in match preparation,
scouting and recruiting.
"Kevin is one of the best in
the business," Parker said.
"He is a first-class person
and a wealth of knowledge at
the highest level that will aid
our student athletes.
We are most happy to wel-
come him and his family back
to the Palisade."
Leacock s collegiate coaching
debut came at the New Jersey
Institute of Technology, where
he spent three seasons as the
Highlander s assistant coach
before being promoted to head
coach prior to the 2008 season.
Leacock last collegiate post
was at Seton Hall University
women s soccer staff as an
Assistant Coach in February
2013. He has also served as an
assistant at Rutgers University
as a member of Glenn Crook s
staff in 2011.
Outside of the collegiate
ranks Leacock has coached at
the national and youth levels.
He was an assistant staff coach
for the US Soccer Federation
U17 Girls National Team from
2007-10, where he trained the
programme s goalkeepers.
Leacock has also coached with some of the highest
respected clubs in the New York Metro Area at the World
Class Premier Soccer Club, the
Jersey Knights Soccer Club and the Players Devel-
Leacock was a four-year letter-winner at Long
Island University from 1995-98. He was named
the team s Most Valuable Player in 1995, and helped
the Blackbirds capture the NEC Championship in
1997, advancing to the NCAA Tournament.
In 1993-94, Leacock was a goalkeeper for the
Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation, competing
at the Pan American Games with the U23 team
in Mar Del Plata, Argentina, in 1994, and the U21
squad at the Central American & Caribbean Games
in Ponce, Puerto Rico, in 1993.
Leacock holds an advanced national diploma
from the National Soccer Coaches Association of
Creed starts for Temple University
in US College League
Former National Under-17 captain Brendon Creed
is at Temple University in the United States and
is currently part of the team s preseason cam-
Temple men s team started their preseason train-
ing on the weekend as they work to improve on
last year s results that nobody in the conference
expected out of them.
After being picked to finish last by every coach
in the American Athletic Conference, Temple fin-
ished fourth in the conference with a 10-4-4, 3-
1-4 record and won Philadelphia Soccer Six Team
of the Year.
The Owls just missed the NCAA Tournament,
and they will use this preseason to get ready to
make it to the next level this year.
Creed was in the starting line up in a 3-2 win
over Lafayette on Tuesday is expected to be involved
again in the season opener against Drexel at home
on August 29th.
The talent will be there for the Owls as head
coach David MacWilliams and assistant Brian
Clairhaut have assembled a top-20 recruiting class
for the second straight season with Creed included
Miguel Polley, who redshirted last season, will look
to make an instant impact after being ranked the
26th best recruit of 2013 by ESPN.
Creed, formerly of Fatima College is doing a
major in civil engineering. He was the captain of
the previous T&T Under 17 team which came to
within a victory of qualifying for the 2013 Fifa
Under 17 World Cup.
Editor's Note: Shaun Fuentes is Director of Com-
munications for the T&T Football Association.
Leacock returns as assistant
coach at US Women's Team
THE PRO LOOK
T&T head coach Randy Waldrum, third from right, talking to his
players after Tuesday's training session. The team led by captain
Maylee Attin-Johnson took on St Kitts & Nevis last night at the
Hasely Crawford Stadium.
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