Josh Roy ’07

Alumni and Administrator

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach in Athletics

Josh Roy, a 2007 Gustavus graduate, will begin his second season as Head Coach Mike Middleton’s lead assistant within the Gustavus Adolphus College men’s soccer program.

A native of Mankato, Minnesota, Roy graduated from Mankato West High School and then attended Gustavus in the fall of 2003.  He spent two seasons on the Gustavus men’s soccer team on his way to earning a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthology.

Following his undergraduate work at Gustavus, Roy dove into the coaching ranks as a staff trainer with Coerver Coaching and an assistant coach with the Eden Prairie Soccer Club in 2008.  After four years with the Eden Prairie Soccer Club, Josh served as a staff coach for the Edina Soccer Club from 2012-to-2014. 

At the high school level, Roy worked as an assistant coach for the boy’s soccer team at the Academy of Holy Angels from 2010-to-2011.  After Holy Angels, Roy moved on to the Eden Prairie girl’s soccer team where he worked as an assistant from 2012-to-2013.

Josh, who has also coached for the Minnesota Olympic Development Program since 2009, holds his U.S. Soccer C License, U.S. Soccer National Youth Diploma, Coerver Youth Diploma, NSCAA High School Diploma, and NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 1 and 2 License.