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Inter CT FC welcomes Gene Smith as Girls Pre High School Director : Ashley Kaufman takes on Girls High School Director role

By Inter CT FC , 07/09/23, 9:30AM EDT


He’s coming home!!!!

Inter CT FC announce Gene Smith as Girls Pre High School Director. Ashley Kaufman becomes Girls High School Director. 

Inter CT FC are delighted to announce the hiring of Gene Smith for the 2023/ 2024 season and beyond. Gene, originally from Guilford CT, arrives at Inter CT FC with an immense coaching resume having built an impressive career at clubs and colleges across the country. Having finished his role as Director of Club Development and Marketing for Glacier Surf, Gene has also previously held multiple directorial roles including that of General Manager, USL W, and USL A Head Coach at MOBA Soccer Academy in Georgia. 

In addition to his club coaching and directing experience, Gene boasts an impressive collegiate record having served as head coach at multiple colleges including Colby Sawyer and Marist. He also led the California University of Pennsylvania women’s program for 5 years. At Cal he guided the program to five straight NCAA Top 25 rankings, 2 PSAC titles, and two Elite 8 appearances in the NCAA tournament. While in Western PA he won 5 straight State Championships and a Region 1 title as a Senior Staff Coach at Beadling Soccer Club. 

With academic excellence in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Leadership from Northeastern to support his coaching acumen, Gene returns to Connecticut with the goal of impacting all the players and staff at Inter CT FC. 

Welcome to the club Gene. 

Inter CT FC