Patrick McCarney begins his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Bears.
McCarney is a 1993 graduate of the University of Vermont and has lived in Connecticut since 1995.
For the past four years, Patrick has been an assistant coach with the Southeastern Soccer Club working with the U-17s, U-18s, and U-23 squads. The U-23 team won the State Open in the summer of 2010.
Prior to that, he was the head coach at Stonington High School
for eight years during which the team won three ECC Medium Division
titles and went 74-56-9.
He is a social studies teacher at Stonington High School and lives in Pawcatuck with his wife, Kate, and his two children, Bailey and Jackson.