Roy Fink
Roy Fink
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (603) 899-4082
Email: finkr@franklinpierce.edu
Previous College: Tampa '03

Two Seasons (17-15-3 through 2016)

Roy Fink enters his second season as head coach of the Franklin Pierce University men's soccer team in 2016 (hiring release). Through two seasons in Rindge, Fink has amassed a 17-15-3 record (.528 winning percentage) over 35 games to run his career record to 27-53-6 (.348) over 86 games in five seasons as a collegiate head coach.

Fink's first season in Rindge was one of rebuilding for the Ravens, as he took over a squad which featured just five seniors. Graduate student David Magee wrapped up his two-year Franklin Pierce career with a strong season in the defensive midfield, chipping in six points (2-2-6) en route to NSCAA All-East Region Third Team and All-Northeast-10 First Team selections. He was one of two All-Northeast-10 picks for the Ravens in Fink's first season, as senior Marius Preber collected a team-best 8-5-21 en route to Second Team honors. Signaling hope for a stronger future, the 2015 Ravens put two players on the Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team, Lloyd Ross and Jordan Barnett, each of who earned starting rolls in their first season on campus.

In his second campaign, Fink's squad was 12-6-0 and the incoming freshman class made a strong impression. Jacob Blixt earned numerous accolades such as the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Year Award and two All-America Third Team honors. Blixt was joined by fellow classmates Niklas Laudahn and goalkeeper Jadel Poon-Lewis who earned NE10 All-Rookie Team selections. The 12 victories for the Crimson and Grey were their most since the 2011 season and the team made their first appearance to the NCAA Division II Tournament since 2012. Two of the signature wins of the season for the Crimson and Grey came at the hands of Southern New Hampshire University. The Ravens upset the perviously no. 2 nationally-ranked Penmen on September 28 with a Marius Preber 88th minute header and FPU defeated SNHU in the Conference Quarterfinals, 2-1 in overtime thanks to Charlie Madden's game-winning tally.

Rindge is the second head-coaching stop for Fink, who spent three seasons as the head coach at fellow Northeast-10 member New Haven, from 2012 through 2014. Inheriting a team which had not been above .500 since early in the 2003 campaign, Fink won three of his first four games with the Chargers as part of a 6-9-2 inaugural campaign. His first season in West Haven was highlighted by a 2-1 overtime win on the road against then-No. 15 nationally ranked Southern New Hampshire, which marked New Haven's first win against a nationally ranked opponent since 2008.

Over three seasons just outside the Elm City, Fink posted a 10-38-3 record, including 6-31-2 in Northeast-10 play. He fielded an exceptionally young team in both the 2013 and 2014 campaigns, as he brought his own recruits into the fold at New Haven. His 2014 Chargers roster featured just three seniors and five juniors, as opposed to eight sophomore and six freshmen. The 2013 squad had been even younger, featuring 10 freshmen and five sophomores, compared to just four juniors and two seniors.

Prior to his time in blue and gold, Fink spent four seasons as an assistant coach at Division I University of Massachusetts, where he was in charge of coordinating travel and monitoring the academic progress of the program's student-athletes. During the 2008 season, the Minutemen earned a berth in the NCAA Championship after finishing as the runner-up in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Fink was a standout Division II student-athlete at the University of Tampa, where he was the team's leading scorer (18-2-38) as a sophomore, during the program's 2001 national championship season, en route to NSCAA National Player of the Year, All-America First Team and both Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year honors. During his time in The Big Guava, Fink was a two-time All-American, a four-time NSCAA All-Region selection, a four-time All-Sunshine State Conference selection and the league's Freshman of the Year in 2000.

After his time with the Spartans, Fink spent three seasons in the USL Premier Development League -- the top amateur soccer league in the country -- with the Boulder Rapids and the Cape Cod Crusaders. Fink has international experience as well, as he has played for Israel's U18 and U16 national teams.

Fink is a two-time graduate of Tampa, earning his bachelor's degree in fine arts in 2003 and his master's degree in business administration in 2006, after beginning his collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant with his alma mater.

Franklin Pierce University Men's Soccer Head Coach (2015-Present)

Years Wins Losses Ties Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Ties Highlights
2015 5 9 3 3 7 3  
2016 12 6 0 9 4 0 NCAA East Region First Round, NE-10 Tournament 
               
FPU Total 17 15 3 12 11 3 .528 Overall / .519 Conference
               
5 Year Total 27 53 6 18 42 5 .348 Overall / .315 Conference


University of New Haven Men's Soccer Head Coach (2012-2014)

Years Wins Losses Ties Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Ties Highlights
2012 6 9 2 3 8 2  
2013 2 14 1 2 11 0  
2014 2 15 0 1 12 0  
               
UNH Total 10 38 3 6 31 2 .225 Overall / .179 Conference