The University of Notre Dame women’s soccer head coach Nate Norman recently announced the hiring of Jordan Andrews as its operations specialist.
Andrews comes to Notre Dame after a successful four years at Finlandia University where he was an assistant for the men’s and women’s program and also the head coach of the women’s team in 2018.
In 2018, Andrews led the women’s soccer team to new heights after compiling a program-best 11-4-1 record. He oversaw seven student-athletes claim All-American Collegiate Athletic honors and three receive All-ACAA Academic honors. In addition, the Lions had their first Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team award winner and United Soccer Coaches All-North Region Third Team award winner under Andrews’ tutelage.
He had served as an assistant coach for both the men’s (2015-17) and women’s (2016-17) soccer program. After serving as a volunteer assistant coach in 2016, in Feb. 2017, he was named Assistant Coach and Director of Player Development for Detroit City FC where he assisted in the 2017 Midwest Region Championship and two U.S. Open Cup victories.
Andrews helped head coach Brent Chase lead the programs to numerous accomplishments. On the women’s side, it’s been having the individual and team leader in NCAA Division III for saves and having four All-Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) selections.
For the men, the 2015 AD3I championship, an AD3I Offensive Player of the Year (Alex Freeman – 2105), 17 All-AD3I selections and a top 30 scoring offense (2015).
A native of Clinton Township, Mich., Andrews has a B.A. in Business Administration and Sports Management from Bluffton. He is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and holds Director of Coaching and National diplomas.