Charlie Hubbard enters his first season as associate head coach and third season overall as an assistant on the men's soccer coaching staff at the Institute. He was promoted to associate head coach in January 2018.
The past two years, Hubbard has been responsible for helping Bonelli create a winning culture. One area of emphasis has been on academics as the team was given the Colonel Don Jamison Team Academic Achievement Award in May of 2017. The honor recognizes a men's team and a women's team that has distinguished itself with superior academic achievement.
This past season he coached freshman midfielder Pa-Alieu Ann, who was named to the SoCon All-Freshman team for his contributions during the season.
Hubbard came to VMI after serving for two years as an assistant men's soccer coach at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. Overseeing a head coaching transition during the 2015 season, Hubbard maintained all recruits and independently traveled and coached the team on multiple occasions.
He was responsible for developing an organized system to streamline recruiting and camp organization while maintaining university standards for roster size and competition. In addition, Hubbard organized budgets for equipment, travel, meals and other team accommodations.
Prior to Dallas Baptist, Hubbard served as an assistant men's and women's soccer coach at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, during the 2013-14 season. He assisted both programs to qualify for the NCAA DIII tournament, while the women's team earned its first Sweet Sixteen appearance and No. 14 national ranking.
While at Thomas More, he also served as a soccer instructor for the Northern Kentucky Soccer Academy in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. While creating weekly training plans and season-long development programs, Hubbard coordinated the tryout and evaluation for players U10-U18.
Hubbard was a four-year student-athlete at Palm Beach Atlantic University (DII) in West Palm Beach, Florida, setting a school record by playing in 84 games from 2009-13.
He graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic in 2013 with a degree in Biblical studies. While coaching at Dallas Baptist, he earned a master's degree in sport management in 2015.
He holds a USSF National “C” license and NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 certificate.