BEN BEAVER | Assistant Coach
Ben Beaver joined the Haverford College men’s soccer team as an assistant coach prior to the 2016 season. In this position, Beaver is involved in all facets of the program including practice planning, advanced scouting, and recruiting.
His impact on the sidelines was immediate as the Fords repeated as Centennial Conference Champions, becoming the first team in conference history to win the Centennial Conference regular season title and Centennial Conference Tournament title. Haverford also advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round as a regional host.
Beaver came to Haverford after spending the 2015 season at Rosemont College where he was in charge of designing practices, recruiting, and scheduling.
A standout at Franklin & Marshall, Beaver helped lead the Diplomats to the Elite 8 during his 2013 All-American season. He is one of just five players to be named first-team All-Centennial Conference during each of his four seasons. He finished his Franklin & Marshall career as the program’s all-time leader in points, goals, and game-winning goals. Beaver graduated from Franklin & Marshall in 2014 with a degree in business, organizations, and society.
ADAM CORREIA | Assistant Coach
Adam Correia ’00 returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach for the 2015 season. His presence on the sidelines has helped the Fords win back-to-back Centennial Conference Championships and host NCAA Regional and Sectional action on Walton Field. Haverford went to the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in 2015 and advanced to the second round in 2016.
Correia rejoins his alma mater after a career as a four-year starter from the 1996-99 seasons. During his career with the Fords, Correria appeared in 70 matches and started 67 of those appearances. He scored six goals and assisted on 12 more during. With Correia in the starting lineup all four years, the Fords posted 10 or more victories during three of those seasons.
KYLE RUSH | Assistant Coach
Kyle Rush joined the Haverford College men’s soccer coaching staff as an assistant after spending nine years as the head coach at Ursinus College. He led five different players to all-conference honors at Ursinus, including the 2012 Centennial Conference Rookie of the Year, who later became the only player in Ursinus history to garner four All-CC honors.
In his first year with the Fords, Rush helped lead Haverford to its second straight Centennial Conference Championship and an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Tournament as a regional host.
During his tenure at Ursinus, Rush oversaw great changes within his program. In his first season at the helm, Rush turned the Bears around and took them from a two win program in 2006 to a team with a 7-8-2 record. In 2013, Ursinus experienced its best season in a long time under the guidance of Rush. The Bears went 8-8-1 overall, 4-4-1 in the Centennial Conference, and Rush was named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year.
Prior to his arrival at Ursinus, Rush spent four seasons as an assistant coach for his alma mater – Wilkes University – where he starred as a back for the Colonels. He was a two-time first-team All-Middle Atlantic Conference selection during his college career.
Rush has also spent time with the Eastern Pennsylvania ODP staff from 2004-10 and was also on the Coerver Michigan coaching staff from 2003-06 where he administered an internationally renowned training method to various youth players from the state of Michigan.
Rush has most recently spent time serving as the Director of Training for Harleysville Youth Soccer from 2008-10. While in that role he helped with player development, holding coaching clinics, and developed technical curriculum for younger age groups in addition to evaluating players.
He holds several diplomas from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, including the national, advanced national, and his Premier. He has achieved a distinguished pass on all three diplomas.
Rush is a 2002 graduate from Wilkes with a degree in Environmental Sciences and Technical Writing.
CAMPBELL PALFREY | Assistant Coach
A former captain of the Haverford College men’s soccer team, Campbell Palfrey ’01 returns to his alma mater as an assistant coach where he will be directly responsible for the goalkeepers. During his time in goal for the Fords, Palfrey was a two-time All-Centennial Conference selection, earning first-team honors in 1999 and second-team accolades in his senior season. He went on to be named an NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region goalkeeper in his final year at Haverford.
Palfrey graduated and still ranks second in career wins (35), goalie games played (62), and goalie games started (56) at Haverford. He also ranked second in school history with 264 total saves. He recorded a 1.33 goals against average throughout his career as the Fords posted a 35-15-4 record when he was the goalie of record during his four seasons.
His work with the goalies has paid immediate dividends as Sam Miller was named an honorable mention All-Centennial Conference goalie on his way to helping the Fords capture their second straight Centennial Conference Championship. Haverford went on to the second round of the NCAA Tournament as a regional host.
A 2001 graduate of Haverford College with a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature, Palfrey went on to receive his master’s degree in international relations at Johns Hopkins University and the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Italy. He is currently employed as a Vice President with The Rapidan Group where he advises corporate leaders on energy market risks.