Associate Head Coach, Cornell University (2016-present)
USSF C License (2021)
B.S., Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University (2013)
Drew Hutchins joined the men’s soccer coaching staff in April of 2016. In his first four year helping guide the program, the team has seen incremental improvements each year.
Cornell turned in a strong 2019 campaign despite a number of injuries to key players throughout the year, finishing the season with a 10-5-2 record and a 3-2-2 mark in Ivy League competition. The Big Red went undefeated at home, going 6-0-1 at Berman Field. Cornell placed five members of the All-Ivy teams, including Ryan Bayne (first team), John Scearce (first team), Connor Drought (second team), Emeka Eneli (honorable mention) and Harry Fuller (honorable mention). Scearce earned second team all-region honors before signing a professional contract with Union Omaha of the USL One league.
Despite 21 of the 28 members on the 2018 roster being underclassmen, the Big Red posted an overall mark of 11-6 and went 4-3 in Ivy League play. For just the 11th time in program history, Cornell posted double-digit win numbers. Cornell placed four members on the All-Ivy teams, in addition to Emeka Eneli taking home Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors and Charles Touche earning all-region accolades. The team also led the Ivy League in goals with 30 goals.
Hutchins also helped the program extend its unbeaten streak over regional rival Colgate to 10 straight games.
In 2017, Hutchins helped the squad improve to a 7-8-2 overall record and a 2-4-1 showing in Ivy League play – an impressive turnaround from its one-win season the year before. Hutchins’ presence on the sidelines proved to be valuable as the team’s offensive productivity nearly doubled from the previous season. Cornell’s 22 goals were the third most in the league that year.
He was also instrumental in guiding the team to a monumental overtime victory over No. 11 Syracuse, marking the first time that the Big Red had defeated the Orange since 2001.
In his three years on East Hill, Hutchins has coached 11 players who have earned All-Ivy recognition: George Pedlow (Second Team, 2016), Ryan Watters (Honorable Mention, 2016), Richie Hrncir (Second Team, 2017) and Tommy Hansan (Honorable Mention, 2017), Charles Touche (First Team, 2018), Emeka Eneli (Second Team, 2018; Honorable Mention, 2019), Tate Keir (Second Team, 2018), John Scearce (Honorable Mention, 2018; First Team 2019), Ryan Bayne (First Team, 2019), Connor Drought (Second Team, 2019) and Harry Fuller (Honorable Mention, 2019). Eneli also brought home the Ivy League Rookie of the Year award in 2018, while Touche went on to collect United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Men's All-Northeast Region Third Team Honors. Scearce was named second team All-Northeast Region in 2019.
Hutchins was a goalkeeper for the Cardinal from 2010 to 2013, playing under Smith, who was serving as associate head coach at Stanford. In 2013, Hutchins was named an All-PAC 12 Honorable Mention and earned his second consecutive PAC 12 All-Academic Second Team nod, while also being honored as a member of the Capital One Academic All-District 8 Team. Hutchins appeared in every game his senior season, posting a 1.13 goals-against average and recording five shutouts, including one in a win over Cal State Northridge the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Since graduating from Stanford in 2014, Hutchins has been working alongside Smith, coaching Under-17 and Under-18 boys teams for the Palo Alto Soccer Club. Hutchins is a native of Morrisville, Pennsylvania.