|Title:||Assistant Men's Soccer Coach|
|Alma Mater:||UMass Boston, 1997|
Rick McCann enters
his ninth season on Coach Berry's staff at UMass Boston.
Since joining the coaching staff at his alma mater, McCann has
helped Berry turn UMass Boston into a postseason contender every
single season. Having worked primarily with the goalkeepers,
McCann has mentored three Little East All-Conference Second Team
Prior to joining the sidelines as a coach for the Beacons, McCann was one of the best goalies in UMass Boston soccer history, posting a single-season record 0.90 goals against average in 1995 and ranks second all-time with a career goals against mark of 1.37. McCann also stands second on the Beacons' career save percentage list with a mark of .818 and registered an .846 efficiency figure in 1995 for the third-best percentage in the program's history.
The Quincy, MA native also ranks on the UMass Boston career list for matches played (ninth with 22), minutes played (ninth with 2,036), shutouts (tied for fourth with six) and victories (tied for ninth with nine).
Prior to his collegiate playing career with the Beacons, he played two seasons at Massasoit Community College and was a standout at North Quincy High School.
McCann earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from UMass Boston in 1997 and currently holds an National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Regional Coach and National Goalkeeper Diplomas.