José Lopez returns for his eighth year as an assistant coach for the men’s soccer team in 2016.
Lopez, a graduate of Herkimer College, was a goalkeeper playing for Head Coach Perry Nizzi during the 1997 and 1998 seasons. He helped lead the 1997 Generals to a second place finish in the national championship tournament, a game decided in four overtimes.
Lopez, a resident of Frankfort, NY, instructs music at Herkimer, a position he has held since 2008. He received his B.A. in Music from SUNY Oneonta in 2001.