HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – The Hofstra University men’s coaching staff – head coach Richard Nuttall, associate head coach Stephen Roche, assistant coach Shaun Foster and volunteer assistant Adam Janowski – was named the United Soccer Coaches Atlantic Region coaching staff of the year, it was announced Tuesday.

It is Hofstra’s first staff of the year award and the first regional award for the Pride since Nuttall was named the 2005 National Soccer Coaches Association of America New York Region coach of the year.

Hofstra was 18-2-2 in 2021, setting a school record for victories, and advancing to the third round of the NCAA Division I tournament for the first time in program history. The Pride won the Colonial Athletic Association championship and posted a 17-game unbeaten streak.

The Pride has been nationally ranked for much of the season and is 13th in the United Soccer Coaches Poll.