Former Retriever Goalkeeping Standout Dan Louisignau Named Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Dan Louisignau has been tabbed as an assistant coach for the 2013 UMBC menís soccer program, head coach Pete Caringi announced today. He will work primarily with the UMBC goalkeepers and defense.
Louisignau was the 2011 America East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and also earned First Team All-Conference honors for the Retrievers. He served as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2012 America East championship UMBC side.
The Wilmington, Del. native led America East through the 2011 regular season in saves and finished 28th nationally in saves per game (4.94). He was also first in save percentage (.792) and shutouts (7).
The University of Virginia transfer was a Second Team All-Conference performer in 2010. His 84.5 save percentage was tenth-best in the nation in his first season with UMBC. He finished the campaign with a record of 9-1-4, leading to Retrievers to an America East title and a first round NCAA Tournament victory at Princeton.
Louisignau played in six NCAA Tournament games during his collegiate tenure. At the club level, the netminder won four regional titles and three national titles. He earned his degree in sociology from UMBC in the spring of 2012.
Coach Sam DeBone, who will enter his 18th season with the UMBC program, will now serve as the volunteer assistant coach.