Entering his 18th year as a member of the department, Joe Brady was promoted to his current position of Associate Director of Athletics and Recreation in the Spring of 2014.
The winningest head coach in women's soccer program history, Brady stepped away from coaching following the 2013 season with 89 career victories in 13 seasons at Clark and 156 overall after beginning his coaching career with 67 win in five seasons at Anna Maria.
Brady, who was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director in August 2013, will oversee the department's alumni endeavors, contest scheduling, intramurals, sports information, event operations, serve as the liaison to information technology and continue as the Director of the Clark University High School Tournament. He will also serve as the sport administrator for men's soccer, women's soccer and lacrosse.
He began his tenure at Clark in 2001 as both the women's soccer coach and sports information director until moving into a full-time coaching role in 2006.
In 13 seasons on the Cougar sidelines, Brady led Clark to eight appearances in the NEWMAC Tournament including eight in the last nine seasons. He ends his coaching career with a 156-163-18 overall record.
His teams advanced to the conference semifinals on four separate occasions, most recently in 2011 and in 2005 the Cougars advanced all the way to the ECAC Tournament Championship before falling to eventual champion Keene State.
He mentored 13 all-conference players and five more all-New England honorees and his teams always excelled in the classroom with 56 selections to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team.
Prior to his arrival at Clark, Brady spent seven seasons at his alma mater, Anna Maria, helping build the AMCATS into a conference power and regional contender. He was named Commonwealth Coast Conference coach of the year in 1997 as Anna Maria advanced to its third CCC Tournament title game and won a school-record 17 games.
Brady has spent time in the club soccer world with Juventus, Fuller Hamlets, Inter Bandits and most recently with BEST FC. He led the Inter Bandits U18 team to a state-cup runner-up in 2007. Brady is currently a member of the Massachusetts Olympic Development Team goalkeeper staff as a head goalkeeper coach. He also served on the ODP staff from 2000-02.
His coaching credentials include a U.S.S.F “C” license, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and NSCAA National Diploma.
A 1996 graduate of Anna Maria with a degree in business administration with a focus on management information systems, Brady was a four-year letterwinner and team captain for the AMCATS.
He resides in Worcester with his wife Melissa and their daughter Keira and son John.