April 20, 2009

John Frederick Named Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

April 20, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross has named John Frederick as an assistant men's soccer coach, as announced by head coach Ted Priestly and Athletic Director Richard M. Regan, Jr.

Frederick comes to Holy Cross after 10 years as the head boys' varsity soccer coach at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Mass. At Algonquin, Frederick's teams enjoyed great success including winning the 2004 and 2005 Division I state championships, as both teams also went undefeated. Frederick, who earned 2005 Massachusetts Division I Coach of the Year accolades, also led his 2006 team to the state finals. His most recent squad went undefeated in the regular season and advanced to the Central Mass. finals. Before his time at Algonquin, Frederick was the head boys' varsity coach at Marlborough High School for four years. He also has administrative experience as the president of the Central Massachusetts Soccer Coaches' Association, and as the secretary of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's Soccer Committee.

Along with his experience as a high school coach, he has coached for numerous other soccer programs, including as an assistant coach at the New England Revolution Youth Academy U16 and U18 boys' teams, and as an assistant coach for the Massachusetts O.D.P. U17 boys' team. He was also the head coach of the Tri-Valley Eagles boys' U19 team and the F.C. Puma boys' U16 squad.

He has also worked at numerous soccer camps including the Mike Burns Camp, Keene State Camp, UNH Camp and Brown Camp.

Frederick is a 1993 graduate of Vermont with an Education/English degree.