Anthony Occhialini is in his first season at the United States Coast Guard fulfilling the role of goalkeeper coach for both the men’s and women’s soccer teams.
Occhialini is a 2009 graduate of Montville High School and 2013 graduate of Central Connecticut State University. He was a three-time All-Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC) selection, a two-time All-State selection and a 2008 All-American in high school for the Indians. He was named the MVP of the National High School Soccer All-Star Game.
Anthony earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education at Central Connecticut where he was a member of the Northeast Conference (NEC) Academic honor roll all four years. The Blue Devils won the NEC regular season championship in 2011.
Prior to arriving at the Academy, he worked at UK International Soccer Camps coaching goalkeeper skills and strategies to children ages 8 to 14.