Colin Lennon is in his fifth season at GW as an assistant coach with the women's soccer team. He also serves as the goalkeeper's coach for the men's soccer quad. Lennon handles goalkeeper development and training, assists in conducting practice sessions, as well as assisting in recruiting, scheduling, and fundraising.
Lennon joined the GW staff after serving two years as an operations manager at Ignition Inc. in New York, NY. While with Ignition, Lennon developed soccer curricula, assisted in the hiring and training of international coaches and staff, and co-managed budgets for nationwide soccer education programs in South America and the United States.
Prior to his position at Ignition, Lennon spent a season as the Director of Goalkeeping at S.C. Del Sol in Phoenix, AZ under the direction of Paul Mariner (formerly England International). At S.C. Del Sol, Lennon developed training programs and monitored the development of the goalkeepers at the club. In addition, he conducted general and private sessions for players and traveled to Japan to manage the Goalkeeper School for Coerver Japan.
Lennon also spent a year as an assistant coach at his alma mater, St. Lawrence University, in 1997-98. At St. Lawrence, Lennon was responsible for developing lesson plans, training the goalkeepers, charting student-athletes' progress, and recruiting. He also developed the Goalkeeper School of Excellence to train area high-school keepers.
From 1996-98, Lennon played for Home Farm/Everton in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland, as well as in the United States' D3 Pro League. As a player at St. Lawrence, Lennon was a two-time captain and a three-time regional All-American. He led the Saints to two conference championships, their first NCAA berth in over a decade, and was presented with the NCAA Senior Recognition Award for outstanding achievement in collegiate athletics.
Lennon graduated from St. Lawrence in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree and currently resides in Northwest Washington, DC with his wife, Laurel, and daughter, Katherine.