Tom Poitras Resigns to Take Head Coaching Position at Hartford

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: April 19, 2011
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Poitras had a 72-46-18 record as Green Bay's head coach.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Tom Poitras has resigned as the head men's soccer coach at Green Bay to accept the same position at the University of Hartford.

"Tom has built this program into one that regularly competes for Horizon League Championships and NCAA Tournament berths, and we want to thank him for his time and dedication to our men's soccer program, athletics department and University during his time at Green Bay," Green Bay Athletics Director Ken Bothof said. "Tom has the opportunity to continue his career near his family and hometown in Connecticut, and we wish him the best of luck at Hartford."

Poitras had a 72-46-18 record in seven seasons at the helm of the Phoenix, and guided the team to the NCAA Tournament in 2009. This past season, Green Bay went 13-4-2 overall and 6-2-0 in the Horizon League.

"It has been an honor to be the head men's soccer coach at Green Bay," said Poitras. "I have had the privilege of coaching many outstanding student-athletes, and I cannot thank the players over the last seven years enough. The current team is a special group of individuals who have been a major part of my life and family. I am extremely proud of all the success we have had in the last seven years.  The Green Bay alumni and former coaches have been tremendous to me and my family. I have made some friends for life from my time here.  I want to thank the athletic department staff and coaches for all their support, and I am grateful to Ken Bothof and Dan McIver for giving me the opportunity to lead this program and for all their support.

"I am excited for the next phase of my coaching career at the University of Hartford, and we are thrilled to be going home to Connecticut."

Bothof indicated a national search to replace Poitras will begin immediately.

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Monday , September 01
Men's Soccer 
vs. DePaul
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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Friday , September 05
Men's Soccer 
at Drake
7:00 PM
Des Moines, Iowa
 
Sunday , September 07
Men's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
 
Friday , September 12
Men's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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Sunday , September 14
Men's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
6:00 PM
DeKalb, Ill.
 
Friday , September 19
Men's Soccer 
vs. Western Michigan
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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Sunday , September 21
Men's Soccer 
at IPFW
1:00 PM
Fort Wayne, Ind.
 
Wednesday, October 01
Men's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Saturday , October 04
Men's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
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Tuesday , October 07
Men's Soccer 
at Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Madison, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 11
Men's Soccer 
at Detroit
12:00 PM
Detroit, Mich.
 
Wednesday, October 15
Men's Soccer 
vs. UIC
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Saturday , October 18
Men's Soccer 
vs. Wright State
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Tuesday , October 21
Men's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
3:00 PM
Charleston, Ill.
 
Saturday , October 25
Men's Soccer 
at Belmont
2:00 PM
Nashville, Ten.
 
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