Q&A: Meet New Men's Soccer Assistant Coach Andre Martins

Q&A: Meet New Men's Soccer Assistant Coach Andre Martins
  1. Name, Sport, Position, College, Graduation Year, Undergraduate Major

Andre Martins, Graduate Assistant of Men's Soccer, Bridgewater State University 2015' Bachelor of Science Physical Education

  1. How did you hear about the opportunity to be a GA at Goucher?

Position posting on Indeed Jobs

  1. What attracted you to Goucher?

Beautiful Campus and opportunity to work with the soccer team.

  1. What impact do you want to have on the program at Goucher?

Create great memories and learn as much as I can from everyone. 

  1. What do you like most about the team/Goucher so far? (it's okay if you can't answer this question because of lack of interactions)

The welcoming environment that gives you the sense of a close group that shows on the field.

  1. What are you hoping to learn while you are at Goucher?

How to be a better educator by learning different types of teaching methods and how to apply them.

  1. What are your plans after getting your Master's Degree?

Continue to coach soccer at the collegiate level.

  1. What is your favorite part of playing your sport?

Having the ball at my feet!

  1. What lessons did you learn from your playing experience that you want to instill in your student-athletes at Goucher?

To never give up no matter how difficult the situation may be or how great the odds are against you. In sports, there is always an element of unpredictability.

  1. Lightning Round: Favorite food, drink, sports team, color, and type of music

Pizza, Blue Powerade, FC Porto, Blue, classic rock