Courtesy of Caldwell University Athletics
CALDWELL, N.J. (February 6, 2019) -- Caldwell University Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Mark A. Corino has named Andrew Fraser '08 to lead the men's soccer program. Fraser has been an assistant coach for the Cougars women's soccer team for the past 10 seasons.
"I want to thank Mark A. Corino for the opportunity to lead the men's soccer program at my alma mater," said Fraser. "I also want to thank Nate Guagliardi for giving me my start in college coaching 10 years ago, which has prepared me for this opportunity. I want to thank my former coach Jaime Nash for recruiting me to Caldwell in 2004 and giving me an opportunity to play soccer in the United States. I believe that we have a good foundation at Caldwell and I am excited for the future of the program."
As the assistant women's soccer coach, Fraser has helped the Cougars advance to the CACC Tournament all ten years. Over the past six seasons, Caldwell has reached four CACC Championship games and captured three conference titles. The Cougars received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament in 2013, 2016 and 2018.
"We are very excited to have Andrew Fraser leading our men's soccer program," said Assistant Athletic Director/Soccer Coordinator/Women's Soccer Head Coach Nate Guagliardi. "He is a quality person and his commitment to our institution will allow him to create and develop a program that all alumni will be proud of."
A standout central defender for the Cougars from 2004 to 2007, Fraser was a four-time all-CACC honoree. He was selected to the all-New England Region team three times in his stellar career. As a dominating defender and team leader, Andrew led the Cougars to 47 victories in his four seasons, the most wins in any four-year period in the history of the program.
Fraser graduated from Caldwell University in 2008 with a degree in accounting. An outstanding student, he earned a spot on the CACC All-Academic Team as a sophomore, junior and senior for posting a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. He also was chosen to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team as a senior. In the fall of 2008, Fraser was selected the Outstanding Student-Athlete for the 2007-08 academic year by the Collegiate Athletic Administrators of New Jersey.
A native of Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser currently works as an accountant at Kostka Taylor. Fraser represented his country of Jamaica at the youth level where he served has captain of the team. He has played for the New Jersey Rangers of the United Soccer League's Premier Development League. Fraser also serves on the Caldwell University Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. Fraser currently resides in West Orange, New Jersey with his wife Kathy Fraser.
ABOUT THE CACC
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.