Hopkins joins the Wolverine soccer program after spending three years as Associate Head Soccer Coach at his alma mater, the University of Southern Maine, where he was also a three-year captain for the soccer team from 1997-99. Hopkins is a United States Soccer Federation A-Licensed coach, and also holds his National Soccer Coaches of America Association Premier Badge.
Hopkins comes to Bridgton with more than a decade of college coaching experience. Beginning his career at USM as a volunteer assistant, he went on to coach the women’s and men’s teams at Dean College, finishing up second all-time in wins on the men’s side. He returned to USM in 2017 as Associate Head Men’s Soccer Coach. Additionally, Hopkins was the Technical Director and Head Coach of the Northeast Premier Soccer League’s Seacoast United Club in Topsham, ME.
“I am extremely excited for the opportunity at Bridgton Academy,” said Hopkins. “This is a program loaded with history, and I can’t wait to join such a unique, dedicated community”.