Durham, N.H.--The coaching staff of the University of New Hampshire men's soccer program led their respected Seacoast United teams to four state titles in the New Hampshire Tournament of Champions (TOC) held at Keene State June 3-4. All four teams will represent New Hampshire in the regional championships at the University of Rhode Island July 1-4. Seacoast United Soccer Club placed a total of four girls teams and five boys teams in the TOC finals, winning a total of seven state championships.
UNH head coach Rob Thompson directed his Seacoast United under-18 boys team to their first state title over the weekend winning 4-0 versus Gate City soccer club. This is Thompson's third consecutive state championship with three different Seacoast under-18 boys teams.
UNH men's assistant coach Kevin Korondi led his Seacoast under-16 boys team to their first state title this weekend defeating the Bedford Classics 4-3 in overtime. The loss was the first in-state loss for Bedford as they had won five consecutive state titles. This is Korondi's first year with Seacoast United.
UNH goalkeeper coach Brint Shone guided two Seacoast teams to state crowns this weekend. His Seacoast United under-13 girls beat MISL 3-1 and his under-14 girls team crushed Hampshire Football Club 5-0 giving Shone state titles in unprecedented back-to-back age groups.
Along with Shone's U13 and U14 titles, the SUSC U19 girls, coached by former UNH women's captain Kim Boyle, also advanced as the state championship. On the boys side, Seacoast won the U13 and the U17 boys titles to join Thompson's U18 and Korondi's U16 boys teams at the regional championships.