Julian Gressel Named BIG EAST Co-Offensive Player Of The Year And Colin Miller Named BIG EAST Co-Goalkeeper Of The Year
Craig Stewart and the staff were named Coaching Staff of the Year and four other Friars received honors.
The clinic will take place on Jan. 19.
The Men's Soccer staff will host a one-day clinic on July 20.
The men's soccer staff will host a clinic and two camps this summer.
Andrade has been at PC for three years, while DeMello has been with the Friars for 12 seasons.
David DeMello, who has played an integral part in Providence College’s resurgence, and enters his 17th season as the Friars’ assistant coach.
DeMello has helped the Friars to eight NCAA Tournament appearances in his career at Providence, including six out of the last eight years. Last season, DeMello helped the Friars capture their first BIG EAST regular season championship and also assisted them in the run to the NCAA Elite Eight for the second time in three years.
In 2014, DeMello helped the Friars win their first BIG EAST Championship title in program history, appear in their first NCAA College Cup and capture a Providence College men’s soccer program record 16 wins. On March 22, 2015, DeMello was inducted into the Rhode Island Soccer Hall of Fame.
DeMello helped the Friars reach the BIG EAST tournament final and the NCAA Tournament in 2013. The Friars have recorded 11 winning seasons in the last 12 years, and have been to the BIG EAST Semifinals seven times over that span.
DeMello will continue to work with all the day-to-day operations of the program, as well as assisting with recruiting and coaching.
A 1994 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, DeMello played four years for the Rams’ soccer team. During his junior season, he earned Atlantic-10 All-Conference honors as an outside defender and helped the team reach the conference finals.
After graduating from URI in 1994, DeMello played professional soccer for the Rhode Island Stingrays of the USL and served as the team captain for four seasons.
DeMello began coaching in 1994 as an assistant at UMass-Dartmouth. He spent three seasons with the Corsairs before becoming an assistant coach at Roger Williams University. DeMello worked for four seasons at Roger Williams.
A 1989 graduate of Bristol High School, DeMello earned All-State honors in his junior and senior years.
DeMello and his wife, Vicki, and their daughters, Taylor and Maya, live in Bristol, R.I.
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