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Kyle Bak joinedthe University of New Hampshire women’s soccer staff in March2013 as an assistant coach and currently serves as interim co-headcoach as of April 2014. Bak comes to Wildcat Country after spendingtime as a New England Revolution Youth Academy coach and afterworking as an assistant coach at Providence College.
While working with the Friars, Bakworked primarily with the goalkeepers. During his tenure,Bak’s work with the goalkeepers helped Providence reach itsfirst BIG EAST postseason appearance since 1994, reaching thetournament quarterfinal round. Off the field, his duties includedtravel coordination, recruiting, academic advising and coordinationof clinics.
As a member of the Revolution YouthAcademy, Bak was a scout for the U14, U16 and U18 teams. He servedas the technical director of Hopkinton Youth Soccer and was thehead coach of the Hopkinton U12 Academy squad.
A 2010 graduate of Western NewEngland University, Bak was a four-year member of the men’ssoccer team where he played goalkeeper. He started 39 games andracked up a 25-7-8 record with 18 shutouts in his career. In 2009,he was named to the NSCAA Second Team All-New England and to theCommonwealth Coast Conference First Team. In 2006, the squadclaimed the Great Northeast Athletic Conference title and anadditional three TCCC titles. They made four consecutive NCAAappearances, reaching the Sweet 16 in 2006 and the second round in2007 and 2009.
Bak also spent time as theassistant and goalkeeping coach at Salve Regina University (2010)and as the varsity assistant goalkeeper coach for the varsityboy’s and girl’s programs at La Salle Academy (2010).The girls’ squad earned the RIIL Division I StateChampionship title. He is currently the director of the EliteGoalkeeper Academy, founded by fellow UNH assistant coach,Carlos Pinhancos.