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Seton Hall Mens Soccer
Seton Hall Mens Soccer
 

COACHING STAFF

Vincent Marcotrigiano | Assistant Coach

Vincent Marcotrigiano joined Gerson Echeverry's staff at Seton Hall as an assistant coach beginning with the 2012 season.

In just his first year with Seton Hall Marcotrigiano helped lead the Pirates to their first BIG EAST Tournament berth since 2007.

A former star at George Mason University, Marcotrigiano played professionally for six seasons and also brings more than a decade of college and club coaching experience with him to Seton Hall.

He graduated from George Mason in 1997 after leading the Patriots to the NCAA Sweet 16 in addition to earning All-Colonial Conference honors.

Marcotrigiano debuted professionally for the State Island Vipers of the USL-A League, helping the team make back-to-back playoff appearances. He also played one season for the Long Island Rough Riders and three for the Harrisburg Heat of the NPSL/MISL, where he was teammates with Seton Hall head men's soccer coach Gerson Echeverry.

Marcotrigiano was an assistant women's soccer coach for one season at Gettysburg College and spent one year coaching the U13 boys team for the Virginia Olympic Development Program.

He started coaching for the Georgia ODP in 2005 where he was involved with a number of different programs over a four-year period before gaining experience as a coach with four different club programs in Atlanta, Ga.

Marcotrigiano was the director of coaching for the Roswell Santos Soccer Club and the Tophat Soccer Club, and worked with Georgia FC and the Buckhead Soccer Club, where he developed a new Jr. Academy program.

 

Kobié Johnson | Assistant Coach

Former Seton Hall men's soccer player Kobié Johnson begins his sixth season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Seton Hall University men's soccer program.

Johnson was a four-year starter for the Pirates and was Seton Hall's Freshman Male Athlete of the Year for the 1995-96 academic year.

Johnson returned to his alma mater after spending two years with the Pasco/N.J. Stallions U-15 to U-17 girls and boys teams in Clifton, N.J. where he served as a coach and trainer for the club. He also has coaching and training experience with the World Class Soccer, Inc., where he guided his boys U-17 team to its first ever Jefferson Cup Championship, and helped lead the Parsippany Soccer Club capture the number 12 ranking in the country.

Upon graduating in 1999, Johnson enjoyed a seven-year playing career with Karlsruhe SC and SV Kuppenheim in Germany. He currently resides in Kearny, N.J.

 

Carlos Ortiz | Assistant Coach

Carlos Ortiz joined Gerson Echeverry's staff as an assistant coach prior to the 2016 season.

Prior to SHU, Ortiz spend two season as the assistant/goalkeeper coach for Graceland University (NAIA), his alma mater, in Lamoni, Iowa.

Before making his way back to GU, Coach Ortiz was an assistant coach of AOT Trikala 2011 women's second division team in Greece.

During his player career at Graceland, Ortiz was a two-time Defensive MVP, an All-American and All-HAAC goalkeeper from 2006-2009. In 2006, Ortiz was the starting goalie for the Yellowjackets on a National Championship team.

Aside from his experience at GU, Coach Ortiz has played professionally for MLS team Salt Lake (2009), Costa Rica Club Brujas First Division (2010), Club Deportivo Barrio Mexico First Division (2011) and Clarence United First Division team in Tasmania, Australia (2012).

Ortiz graduated from Graceland University in 2010 with a BS in Physical Education and Health. He received his MS in Sport Psychology and Physical Activity from University of Thessaly Greece.