Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. – Mercy College Women's Soccer Interim Head Coach Danny Leon Jr. has been named Head Coach for the women's soccer program and Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services, effective immediately.
"It is a real honor to be the Head Coach at the school that I played for and for which I started my collegiate coaching career. I would like to thank both Bill Sullivan and Matt Kilcullen for the support and opportunity they have given me throughout my tenure as a Maverick," stated Leon Jr.
"We are extremely excited about Danny being our next head coach," said Kilcullen. "As the interim head coach, he did a great job with the team this spring and is well deserving of this opportunity."
Leon Jr. has served as an assistant coach for the Mavericks each of the last four seasons and has been on staff for two NCAA appearances, including Mercy's run to the Final Four in 2017. Leon Jr. is a Mercy alum having been a four-year member of the Mercy College men's soccer team. He appeared in 68 games, ranking second in program history in games played. He was captain during the 2014 season and ended his career with 14 goals and ten assists.
Leon Jr. also serves as a club coach for the Albertson/Fury Boys U10-U17 teams. He graduated from Mercy College with his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in 2014 and graduated with his Master's Degree from Mercy in Organizational Leadership in 2019.
Provided by the Mercy Sports Information Department.