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Paul Nagy
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: St. Louis University, 2002
Experience: 1st Year

Nagy comes to the Wildcats after spending the previous three seasons on Head Coach Tony Amato's staff at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA).

In 2012, SFA posted a 17-4-0 overall record while winning all eight of its SLC games and a perfect 7-0-0 at home record while winning back-to-back Southland Conference titles. The squad advanced to the NCAA Tournament and finished with a final ranking of #31 in the country. In 2011, Nagy was part of a Ladyjacks' coaching staff that led SFA to a 15-3-1 (9-0) record and the Southland Conference regular season title with a final RPI of #45 in the country.

Nagy oversaw the defense and goalkeepers, who proved not only to be the best in the Southland Conference but also one of the best in the country. The Ladyjacks' defense posted a goals against average of just .416, the fifth-best mark in the nation.

The SFA defense also registered nine straight shutouts from Sept. 23-Oct. 23, which went into the NCAA record books as the sixth longest shutout streak in Division I history. The Ladyjacks allowed just eight goals all season in 2011, setting yet another new school record.

Nagy also oversaw the development of goalkeeper Lacey Lee, who was twice named to the first-team All-Conference and also third-team All-Region. Nagy helped guide Lee in 2012 to the 2ndBest Goals-Against average (.42) in the country (NCAA Div. I) and 3rdBest Save Percentage (.887).

In Nagy's first season at SFA in 2010he helped lead the Ladyjacks to a 13-5-2 record with a 6-2-1 record in the Southland Conference and a second place finish. SFA finished the 2010 season with its highest ever national ranking with a final RPI of 69th in the country.

Nagy went to SFA following a two-year stint as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the men's soccer program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fl. During his time at Rollins, Nagy helped lead the Tars to a 24-13-1 record. Rollins won the Sunshine State Conference championship in 2009 and earned a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Prior to his stop at Rollins, Nagy was an assistant at the University of Central Florida for three seasons (2005-2007). At UCF, he coached goalkeepers for two seasons before earning a promotion to the top assistant's spot and adding recruiting coordinator to his title.

The former goalkeeper served as the goalkeepers coach at TCU, Saint Louis University and LeMoyne College before accepting his position with the University of Central Florida. Additionally, he is the director of coaching for Nagy Goalkeeping School and Camps.

As a player, Nagy competed professionally for the Dallas Burn (MLS), Syracuse Salty Dogs (A-League), Hershey Wildcats (A-League), and Orlando Sharks (MISL). He was a four-year letterman on the Saint Louis University men's soccer team from 1997-2000, earning First-Team All-Conference USA and All-Midwest Regional honors in '99. He also played for a Billikens team that reached the NCAA Division I Final Four in 1997 while also winning four Conference USA titles in four years.

Nagy is a native of Grapevine, Texas. He obtained a bachelor's degree in studio art with emphasis on graphic design from Saint Louis University, graduating with honors in 2002

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