Adam Perron returned for his second stint with the SNHU men’s soccer staff in August of 2017. He originally joined the staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2015 until the summer of 2016.
During the year away, Perron served as an assistant coach in charge of the goalkeepers at Ohio State University. While with the Buckeyes, Perron mentored freshman goalkeeper Parker Sigfried, who garnered selections to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team and TopDrawerSoccer Best Freshman XI Second Team, as well as a nod as the team's Most Improved Player. Perron also played a role in landing one of the top recruiting classes in all of Division I for 2017.
Prior to his original stint with the Penmen, Perron was the assistant coach at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. During his time at Colby, which competes in the prestigious New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) of Division III, he assisted with all facets of the program including recruiting, advanced scouting, practice planning, academic monitoring, as well as the training and development of the goalkeepers. In the fall of 2014, Perron helped Colby reach the conference playoffs for the first time since 2011, compile the best record since 2008, while the team registered in the top three in the league in goals against average at 0.80. He was also instrumental in bringing in one of the best recruiting classes the program has ever seen.
Prior to Colby, Perron was the head coach for Bridgton Academy for the 2012 season. The 2012 team had just 13 players and finished the season at 10-5-1 while allowing just seven goals. Guiding a one-year college prep program, Perron had to recruit 16 to 20 players to play soccer and also helped his outgoing players find college programs.
Before his time at Bridgton Academy, Perron spent a year as an assistant coach in charge of the goalkeepers at Division I Massachusetts beginning in the fall of 2011, and before that was the top assistant coach at Utica College from 2009 to 2011. He served as interim head coach for Utica during the spring season of 2011. Perron also was in charge of the goalkeepers for the Pioneers.
While at Utica, Perron was the starting goalie and goalkeeper coach for the Albany Highlanders of the USL Premier Development League in the spring and summer of 2010. He was team captain and helped train Division I goalkeepers.
In all, Perron played six years of professional soccer -- three with the Western Mass Pioneers of the United Soccer Leagues and three with the Massachusetts Twisters of the Major Indoor Soccer Leagues (MISL). He also trained at the Beijing Sport Institute in China ahead of professional trials in Hong Kong with Pegasus and Citizen F.C. Perron was invited back for training camp with Citizen when he decided to take the Bridgton job.
A 2006 graduate of Colby-Sawyer College, Perron was a four-year starter in goal from 2002 to 2005. He was a team captain his senior season and earned All-Commonwealth Coast Conference honors during his career. Perron earned his master's degree in 2012 from Utica.