Burke Hazard enters his fifth season as the lead assistant on the Southern New Hampshire University men’s soccer coaching staff. Hazard has compiled an overall record of 45-16-11 with a trip to the 2016 NCAA Tournament second round, as well as four straight NE-10 tournament appearances.
While at SNHU, Hazard has also coached for Hampshire United winning two Northeast Soccer League championships.
Hazard arrived at SNHU in 2016 following a two-year stint as Head Coach at Lasell University in Newton, Mass., where he guided the Lasers to two consecutive playoff berths and a spot in the GNAC semifinals during his first season in 2014.
Hazard, who has also worked as a New England Revolution Academy staff coach since 2015, spent 2013 as the lead assistant coach at Dean College in Franklin, Mass.
While at Lasell and Dean, Hazard also served as Head Coach of the Bayside FC U18 Boys, winning the Region 1 Championship in 2015, as well as seven college showcase tournament championships.
Before heading to Dean, Hazard took over as the boys’ varsity coach at Belfast (Maine) Area High School in 2011, worked as a club coach for Seacoast United and was also a member of the Maine U17 Olympic Development staff.
Hazard, who owns a United States Soccer Federation ‘C’ License, began his coaching career as an assistant at his alma mater, the University of Southern Maine, in 2010.
After beginning his college playing career at Randolph Macon College, Hazard returned closer to home, playing his final three years at USM, where he captured a Little East Conference championship and earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He has also since received his master’s degree in Sport Management from SNHU.