NEW LONDON, Conn. – Andrew Storton has been named the assistant men's soccer coach at Connecticut College, as announced by head coach Reuben Burk. He will assist with all aspects of the program.
"Andrew is going to be a great addition to our team," said Burk. "He is very knowledgeable about the game, a trustworthy individual, someone that builds great relationships with players, and has ambition to be a collegiate head coach one day. I think all of these attributes put together makes us very lucky to have Andrew with us, and I am excited about his ability to contribute a lot here!"
A native of Oxford, England, Storton brings 12 years of coaching experience and has been heavily involved with coaching soccer at various levels in Southeast Connecticut since his arrival in the country in 2009. On the scholastic level, he served as the head boys soccer coach at Bacon Academy in Colchester and led the program to a 100-30-13 overall ledger in seven seasons between 2012 and 2018. Storton was named the ECC Large Division Coach of the Year three times, the Norwich Bulletin Coach of the Year twice, and helped the team win four ECC Division championships, an ECC tournament title, while also advancing to the finals of the Class M State Cup on two occasions during his successful tenure. Furthermore, he has been a head coach with the Southeast Soccer Club since 2011 as well as the Director of Operations for Connecticut Coast Soccer since 2012.
Storton was also a three-year letterwinner with the Mitchell College men's soccer program, scoring 22 goals in 42 career matches. He made the All-New England Collegiate Conference Academic Team twice and helped lead the Mariners to their first men's soccer conference championship and NCAA Division III Tournament appearance by tallying a single-season school record 11 goals during his final year on the pitch in 2017.
Storton graduated magna cum laude in three years from Mitchell College in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in sports and fitness management and a minor in psychology. He holds a UEFA "B" License along with several other coaching licenses and resides in Niantic with his wife, Hannah, and sons, Oliver and William.