Morrissey assumed the head coaching position at Rio Grande in September of 1989. He has taken what was a fledgling program and transformed it into a national powerhouse.
Morrissey has amassed 425 wins during his tenure for Rio Grande. He has guided Rio Grande to 15 consecutive NAIA National Tournaments, five semi-final appearances (2001, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2015), two national title game appearances (2003, 2008, 2015) and two NAIA National Championships (2003, 2015). Rio has won 14 conference titles and seven NAIA region championships during his tenure.
Morrissey won four American Mideast Conference Coach of Year awards (1998, 2001-03) and was named the NAIA National Coach of the Year in 2001, 2003 and 2015. He was also named Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year on three occasions (2010, 2012, 2013) and was the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2015.
Morrissey starred in both soccer and basketball at Tiffin University and is a member of their athletics Hall of Fame. While at Tiffin, he was All-Mid-Ohio Conference in soccer in 1985-88, including winning the MOC Player of the Year award in 1988.
Morrissey was a two-time NAIA All-American (1987-88). He was selected to the Senior Bowl's West Squad in 1989.
Morrissey, who also serves as Assistant Director of Athletics and Director of Compliance at Rio Grande, graduated from Roger Bacon High School in Cincinnati, OH.
Morrissey resides in Gallipolis, Ohio. He has two daughters, Allison and Samantha, and one son, Brenen.
2017 Men's Soccer Roster
|00||Trevor Coriell||FR||GK||6-0||South Webster, OH||South Webster High School|
|1||Luis Rodriguez||FR||GK||6-0||San Jose, Costa Rica|
|2||Danny Carroll||SR||DEF||5-9||Liverpool, England||Glenburn Sports College|
|3||James Williamson||SO||FWD||5-7||San Jose, Costa Rica||Nuestra SeÃ±ora del Pilar/FidÃ©litas Univ|
|4||Mitchell Osmond||JR||DEF||6-3||Sydney, Australia||Calumet College of St. Joseph|
|5||Jorge Guinovart||SR||MF||5-10||Barcelona, Spain||Escola Pia Sarria|
|6||Eduardo Zurita||JR||MF||6-0||Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain||INS Itaca|
|7||Ben Mendoza||JR||MF||5-10||Chichester, England||Lancing College (U.K.)|
|8||Harry Reilly||JR||MF||6-0||Coventry, England||Kenilworth School/WVU-Tech|
|9||Tim Adam Tuomikoski||SO||FWD||5-8||Helsinki, Finland||Pohjois-Haagan yhteiskoulu|
|11||Deri Corfe||SO||MF||6-0||Chester, England||St. Bede's Catholic School|
|12||Spencer Reinford||JR||FWD||6-4||McAlisterville, PA||Coastal Carolina University|
|13||Omar Walcott||JR||FWD||6-0||Kingston, Jamaica||Cincinnati State CC|
|14||Silas Machado||SO||DEF||6-1||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|15||Christopher Guthrie||FR||DEF||5-10||San Jose, Costa Rica|
|16||Benjamin Andoh||FR||MF||5-9||Glasgow, Scotland|
|17||Callum Malanaphy||FR||MF||5-8||Stourbridge, England|
|18||Matheus Morgan||SR||DEF||5-9||Vila Velha, Brazil||Hurricane (WV) HS/Concord (WV) Univ.|
|19||Isaiah Chapman||SR||FWD||5-6||Cincinnati, OH||Summitt Country Day HS/Cincinnati State CC|
|20||Ewan McLauchlan||FR||MF||5-8||Aroch, Scotland|
|21||Samuel Pederson||FR||FWD||6-0||Aldershot, England|
|22||Reilly Dowling||SO||DEF/MF||6-1||Cincinnati, Ohio||Summitt Country Day|
|24||Isaiah Lester||FR||FWD||5-9||Gallipolis, OH||Gallia Academy High School|
|25||Campbell Mason||FR||MF||5-9||Leicester, England|