Andrew Pesci (born in Manchester, NH) spent his youth as a field player in the sport of soccer not making his transition to the goalkeeper position until 14 years old. He spent time playing with the NH Classics before making the decision to switch to the Boys Academy Program with the Seacoast United Soccer Club in Epping, NH. Andrew went on to have a successful collegiate soccer career at the Southern New Hampshire University where he helped the team win 2 NE-10 Season Titles, 2 NE-10 Tournament Titles, had 2 NCAA appearances as well as a Division II National Championship (2013). Throughout his collegiate career, Andrew appeared in 7 games which averaging a 0.53 goals against average.
It was in 2014 Andrew made the decision to transfer to the University of New Hampshire where he assisted his team in earning a spot in the America East playoffs that fall (2015). Andrew made a name for himself at the University of New Hampshire where he started 44 games (2016 & 2017), and earned 2 Player of the Week awards for the America East Conference; he holds the school record for the most shutouts in a single season (13 shutouts), earned top 5 in the Nation for GAA and Shutouts, was NE Soccer Journal Goalkeeper of the Year (2017) and helped UNH go from being ranked 167th (2015) to 16th (2017).
Andrew previously did a stint of collegiate coaching with the University of New Hampshire (2020) as the Director of Operations where he assisted the team in an NCAA appearance and an America East Championship (2021). He also made his way back to his alma mater Southern New Hampshire University as the Assistant Coach and Goalkeeper Coach to work with the goalkeepers within the program. Andrew has returned to the Seacoast United Soccer Club as the Director of Goalkeeping. He is extremely passionate about creating an environment where goalkeepers can learn, develop, be challenged and become successful regardless of their previous experience or background.
United Soccer Coaches: Level 1
United Soccer Coaches: Level 3