Philadelphia Pete Pososki has joined the University of Pennsylvania staff as the assistant coach of the women’s soccer program. Pososki, a former assistant at Northern Illinois, brings solid coaching and recruiting experience to the sidelines for the Quakers.
“I am excited to have Pete join our staff.We had several good candidates but Pete’s personality really set him apart,” Head Coach Darren Ambrose said. “He has a lot of energy and enthusiasm for the game. He is a great recruiter and has a good coaching background. I think he will bring another dimension to our program.”
Pososki has coached at both the collegiate and youth level. At Northern Illinois, he served as an assistant coach, recruiting coordinator and camp director. He was also a volunteer assistant coach at Eastern Michigan from 2001-03. At the youth level, he was an evaluator and staff coach for the Michigan Olympic Development Program (ODP) and the head coach of the Novi Jaguars Soccer Club. He was also a member of the coaching staff at the Eastern Michigan Soccer Camp for five years.
Prior to beginning his coaching career, Pososki earned three varsity letters as a center and outside back at Eastern Michigan University before the sport’s elimination. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Eastern Michigan in 2003.
As a prep senior in 1996, Pososki was a Michigan High School Athletic Association Class A (Large Schools) All-State midfielder and team captain at Churchill High School in Livonia. In addition, he was selected first-team all-division, first-team all-region, and second-team all-area during his final campaign. Pososki won three varsity soccer letters (1994-96) and played in the MHSAA All-Star Game and graduated from CHS in 1997. He earned his United States Soccer Federation “C” license in August, 2003.
The Red and Blue kick-off the 2005 season on Sept. 4 against Rider on Rhodes Field.
-Written by Kelly McCarthy, athletic communications assistant