On Monday, Laurence Hutchinson was named the head men’s and women’s soccer coach at Mount Aloysius College.
Hutchinson was the associate head soccer coach for the men’s and women’s programs during the 2018 season. During 2018, he helped the men’s program to 15 wins and an appearance in the AMCC semi-finals. The women’s program won, a record, 14 games and made their first-ever appearance in the AMCC Championship Game.
He was also part of the coaching staff from 2016-17, as a Graduate Assistant with the men’s team. Hutchinson was part of 26 wins during that period, including a program-record, 16 wins in 2017. Both years, the program made an appearance in the AMCC Tournament.
Hutchinson played college soccer at Tennessee Wesleyan prior to joining the staff at Mount Aloysius. He earned All-Conference honors while at Tennessee Wesleyan and helped them to an NAIA Tournament appearance.
He is a 2016 graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan, with a degree in Exercise Science. He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Mount Aloysius in 2018. Hutchinson is a native of Middlesborough, England.
In addition, Interim Head Coach Adam Sprague has been elevated to Co-Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach. After a successful season on the sidelines that saw the teams win a combined 27 games, Sprague will be back in 2020.
Hutchinson and Sprague will share coaching duties, as well as recruiting and day-to-day operations. Sprague will also step into the Athletics Compliance Coordinator position at Mount Aloysius, in addition to his coaching responsibilities.