The Huskies are set to face Charlotte at 1 p.m. Sunday with a berth to the College Cup on the line.
Mike Mordocco finished his first season on the bench in 2011, leading UConn to the NCAA Quarterfinals and a 19-3-3 record. Mordocco graduated from Connecticut in 2002 after leading the Huskies to the 2000 NCAA Championship.
Mordocco returned to UConn after eight seasons in the college coaching ranks. Most recently, Mordocco served as a top assistant at Division I Stony Brook for four seasons. While at Stony Brook, Mordocco led the Seawolves to the 2009 America East Championship and to the NCAA Tournament that season.
Prior to his time spent with Stony Brook, Mordocco spent four years as an assistant at Division III Oneonta State.
Mordocco has coached numerous youth teams since his graduation, beginning with the U18 Black Watch Soccer Club out of Albany, N.Y. in 2004. He also served as the head coach of both the U11 and U16-U18 teams at Stony Brook Soccer Club between 2007 and 2010, leading his players to the 2009 Score at the Shore championship title as well as a victory at the 2010 Northeast Regional Premier Championship.
He also has experience in administrative roles, serving as both the Technical Director of the Stony Brook Soccer Club Youth Academy and as the Assistant Director of the Markovic Academy of Soccer for five years.
As a player, Mordocco led Connecticut to four BIG EAST Regular Season Championships, a BIG EAST Tournament Championship, to the 1999 NCAA Semifinals and to the 2000 NCAA Championship.