Women's Head Coach: Lebanon Valley College
Todd Hoffard completed his first season at the helm of the women's soccer team in 2015, compiling a 14-7 overall record and a 5-3 mark in Commonwealth Conference action. Sammy Bost landed on the All-Mac Commonwealth First Team, while Rachel Cummings and Alexa Muffly were named to the Second Team and Kristin Robeson and Meghan Ross earned Honorable Mention nods.
A Lancaster County native, Hoffard is also the goalkeeping coach for the United States Women’s U20 and U14 teams. He possesses playing and coaching experience at virtually every level of the game, from youth development to the professional ranks.
A sought-after goalkeeping clinician, Hoffard also coordinates all US Soccer training centers in the Eastern Pennsylvania region. He spent two seasons as the goalkeeping coach for Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls, including an assignment with the 2011 MLS All-Stars when they played Manchester United at Red Bull Arena. During his tenure in New York, he took part in two MLS playoff seasons, and saw the Red Bulls win the Emirates Cup in London against Paris St. Germain, Boca Juniors, and Arsenal.
Hoffard has trained many pros including current Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles, Germany international Frank Rost, and former Colombia and Galatasaray ’keeper Faryd Mondragon. Closer to home, Hoffard has worked with the Pennsylvania Roar of the MISL and Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL II.
Collegiately, Hoffard has had a variety of coaching experiences on both the men’s and women’s sides of the game, most recently serving as an assistant with the women’s program at Elizabethtown. He has also held assistant positions at St. Bonaventure, College of Charleston, Penn, and Temple. His coaching career began concurrently with a professional playing career that saw him play indoor and outdoor soccer with the Harrisburg Heat, Albany Alleycats, Philadelphia Kixx, and Cleveland Crunch before retiring in 2002 after two years with the Charleston Battery of the A-League.
For the past 20 years, Hoffard has been the national director of ONE on ONE Soccer in Lancaster, a residential training camp producing state, regional, and national-level players with programs offered around the country. Hoffard has also been a part of the U.S. Soccer Region I ODP and Pennsylvania ODP staffs, coaching goalkeepers of all ages to various levels ranging from state and regional to ODP and full professionals.
Hoffard’s collegiate career was at NCAA Division I Hartwick College, where he was 26-12-3 with a 1.16 career GAA; he earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Hartwick in 1994. He was selected as the sixth overall pick in the 1994 National Professional Soccer League by the Heat.
Hoffard holds a United States Soccer Federation “B” coaching license. He is a product of Garden Spot High School, where he is a member of the Hall of Fame.