Rich Perry begins his 10th season as an assistant coach with the Merrimack College women’s soccer staff in the fall of 2016.
Prior to his arrival at Merrimack, Perry spent six years as an assistant soccer coach at Littleton High School and also served as an assistant coach for the Massachusetts State Select Team in 2006 and 2007.
Perry began his coaching career as a volunteer at his alma mater, Dickinson College, in 1993, while also volunteering his time at the local YMCA, both as a coach and league administrator. He coached the junior high school girls’ soccer team in Bedford in 1993 and the boys in 1994, and later assisted with the varsity team in 1995.
Perry returned to Littleton and coached from 1996-98 before moving onto Lasell College in 1999, where he served as an assistant in 1999 and 2000.
Perry resides in Medford, Mass., and is currently a system administrator at Navisite Corporation, where he has worked since 2003.