Peter Krech '09
Peter Krech '09
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 240-895-4350
Email: pjkrech@smcm.edu
Year: Fourth Season
Hometown: Hollywood, Md.

Peter Krech '09 returned to his alma mater in July 2014 to take over the reigns of the Seahawk women's soccer team, becoming the fifth head coach since the program went varsity in 1985.

AT ST. MARY'S

  • 29-19-5 (.594) in three seasons
  • Three CAC Tournament appearances
  • 2015 CAC regular-season runner-up
  • 2015 CAC Coach of the Year
  • Set school record for most conference wins with eight in 2015
  • Received two consecutive NSCAA Team Academic Award after maintaining at least a 3.0 cumulative team GPA
  • Received 2016 NSCAA Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Silver Award
  • Spent three seasons as an assistant with the men's soccer program (2009-2011)

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

  • 14 All-CAC selections (through 2016)
  • Three NSCAA All-Region players (through 2016)
  • Two NSCAA Scholar All-Region players (through 2016)
  • Gillian Sawyer '16 - 2015 and 2016 CAC Player of the Year
  • Gillian Sawyer '16 led CAC in goals and points in 2015 and 2016
  • Claire Kostelnik '17 led CAC in assists (10) in 2015
  • Sydney Larkin '18 led CAC in save percentage (.873) in 2014
  • One CoSIDA Academic All-District selection (through 2016)
  • 54 student-athletes named to CAC All-Academic Team since 2014 (through 2016)

AT UMBC

  • Spent two-and-a-half years with the Retrievers as an assistant, primarily working with goalkeepers (2012-2014)
  • 2013 America East Conference Coaching Staff of the Year
  • 2013 America East Champions (regular-season and tournament)
  • 2013 NCAA Tournament bid (first-ever for the program)
  • Helped turn program around from worst in 2012 to first in 2013

CLUB COACHING EXPERIENCE/CAMPS

  • Head coach with Maryland United FC (formerly Freestate Soccer Alliance) since 2009, working with teams of all ages on both the boys' and girls' side
  • Captured a pair of Maryland State Cup with Girls U17 (2013) and Girls U12 (2014)
  • Spent four seasons with the Maryland Olympic Development Program, working with '95 boys, '95 girls, and '96 girls
  • Led '95 boys to regional finals in 2011
  • Staff member for the Region 1 Camp
  • Director of Kicks with Krech

CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Level I Goalkeeping Diploma (April 2012)
  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National “B” License (December 2012)

PLAYING CAREER

  • Four-year defender and holding midfielder at St. Mary's (Md.)
  • Senior team captain in 2008 
  • Tallied seven points (3g, 1a) in 72 matches
  • Helped Seahawks to 32 wins and eight draws in four years

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's in sports coaching and management from St. Mary’s (Md.) (2009)
Year Overall Conference Postseason
2014 9-6-3 6-2-1 CAC Tournament First Round
2015 10-7-0 8-1-0 CAC Tournament Semifinals
2016 10-6-2 6-2-1 CAC Tournament Semifinals
Totals 29-19-5 20-5-2