Southern Connecticut State University Director of Athletics & Recreation Chris Barker announced on March 20, 2023, that Kevin Anderson, ’94, has been named the Owls’ men’s soccer head coach. Anderson is the Owls’ fourth head coach in program history.
“One of the most important things that I can do for Southern Connecticut State University is to hire individuals that will have a positive impact on our student-athletes and help them reach their goals and dreams,” Barker said. “I’m confident that Kevin Anderson embodies all those values. Kevin had great success at Southern Connecticut previously, as an All-American on a national championship team as well as serving as an assistant coach for back-to-back titles.”
Anderson comes to Southern Connecticut from Columbia University, where he served as the Lions’ head coach for the last 14 years. First hired as an assistant coach at Columbia in 1994, Anderson returned to Southern Connecticut as an assistant under Tom Lang, where he helped guide the Owls to back-to-back NCAA Division II National Championships in 1998 and 1999.
“To return to the alma mater of both my brother and I, and to build upon the legacy known as Southern Connecticut Soccer, is one that I take on with tremendous responsibility and pride,” Anderson said.