Matt Brown Announced at Albany Rush USL2 Head Coach

ALBANY, New York, Tuesday, December 20, 2022: Albany Rush is delighted to announce Matt Brown as the new Head Coach of our USL2 for the upcoming 2023 season. Coach Brown also serves as the Head Coach of Union College in Schenectady, NY, and will oversee all aspects of our USL2 program.

“We are excited to have Matt and his staff lead the team. We are looking to build on our inaugural season and look forward to competing against quality teams in the northeast,” said Brian Gordon, General Manager of New York Rush. “I’m excited to see the team grow under Matt’s leadership and improve on last year’s finish.”

A native of Southampton, England, Brown boasts a decade of coaching experience at the collegiate and international levels. Before joining Union College Men’s Soccer in February 2022, Brown coached with Bucknell University, where he spent two years as an assistant coach before being elevated to interim head coach for the 2021 season.

“I am very excited to be a part of this project, and I look forward to leading the team for the upcoming season. I believe a solid group of players is returning, and we are looking to add to the group over the next few months,” mentioned Brown. “Our aim is to be competitive within our conference while aiding players in their development and preparation for college and beyond. It will be a great summer of soccer in the Capital Region.”

New York Rush launched the USL2 program in 2022, offering highly competitive soccer beyond youth programs for alums of the program, local collegiate athletes, and any other interested players. Albany Rush will be announcing tryout dates in the near future.


About Northeast Rush

Northeast Rush ( is comprised of Rush clubs based in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, and Florida. With over 250 teams and 4,000 players, Northeast Rush is one of the largest Rush groups within the organization. Headquartered in Newtonville, MA, with offices within each region, Northeast Rush offers premier-level club soccer, camps and clinics, recreational soccer, and international opportunities.


About Northeast Rush

Northeast Rush ( is a leading youth soccer organization based in Newtonville, Massachusetts, serving communities throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Florida and Internationally throughout Greece ( Our programs provide players of all levels an equal opportunity to explore their potential and pursue developmental experiences, both on and off the field. Northeast Rush and Rush Greece represent over 200 teams and 3,000 youth soccer players, pro-am adult teams and players, an international residency academy, and multiple annual soccer events including the prestigious 45-year-old Needham Memorial Day Soccer Tournament hosting more than 600 teams in May of each year.

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