Assistant Coach Paul Mark Huckett
Beginning his first season as an assistant coach with the Bloomsburg University men's soccer team is Paul Mark Huckett.
A native of Grimsby Town, England UK, Huckett comes to Bloomsburg with a wealth of playing and coaching on three continents; Europe, North America, and Australia. He has played for two professional clubs in England, Nottingham Forrest as a member of the School of Excellence and Grimsby Town FC in the Youth Training Scheme (YTS). He also played for a semi-professional club Balcatta SC in Perth, Australia.
Huckett is a graduate of Lock Haven University and was a member of the men's soccer team. He played in 77 games scoring 36 goals (10th all-time at Lock Haven) and made 28 assists (4th all-time for the Bald Eagles). During this time he earned many awards; All-Region Academic in 2006; Scholar All-Region 2006, 2008; All-Region Honors 2005, 2006, 2007 2008; PSAC Scholar Athlete 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, PSAC All-Conference First Team 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.
Huckett also excelled in the classroom graduating with a 3.71 GPA majoring in the field of Commercial Recreation Management, minor in Coaching. He was awarded Dean's List Honors all semesters 2006-2009 and was named an Academic All-American in 2006. He was also nominated for the NCAA Leadership Conference.
As a coach Huckett has worked as a Youth Development Officer for Football West, Governing Body of Soccer, Perth, Australia. He has worked many summer camps including North Carolina Girls Soccer Camp, University of Massachusetts Men's Soccer Camp, and United Soccer Academy Soccer Camps. He currently holds an FA Level 2 coaching certificate as well as NSCAA State and Regional Goalkeeping certificates.
Huckett is enrolled in the Instructional Technology graduate program at Bloomsburg University.