Paul Hart is in his first season as the UCSB men's soccer volunteer goalkeeper coach.
Hart, who hails from London, England, most recently served as the assistant coach for Santa Barbara City College’s men’s and women’s soccer programs. He was named the NSCAA West Region Assistant of the Year after helping lead the Vaquero men to the State Final Four in 2011.
Hart competed collegiately at West Texas A&M University where he earned his B.A. in kinesiology. He also played professionally for Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
It was with Queens Park Rangers Academy that he got his start in coaching. He has also coached for Cal South ODP and Santa Barbara Soccer Club.
Hart, who has an M.S. in sports performance and injury prevention, holds a USSF National Goalkeeping License, UEFA B Coaching License, USSF B Coaching License, NSCAA Goalkeeping Diploma, and Certified Coaching Instructor for US National “D” and “E” License.