August 17, 2007


Rhode Island College Names Dean Brookes
Assistant Menís Soccer Coach


Providence, RIóRhode Island College has named Dean Brookes as an assistant menís soccer coach. He will assist Head Menís Soccer Coach John Mello with all phases of the RIC menís soccer program including recruiting, scouting, administering practice and game coaching.


The Stoke, England native is currently a staff coach with the New England Revolution Academy and is a coach with Bruno United of the Massachusetts Premier League (U12). Brookes served as a staff coach with the Olympic Development Program from 2003-05 and was the New England Region Manager for Major League Soccer Camps from 2001-04.


He played four years as a forward while at De Montfort University in Bedford, England. Brookes went on to play left defense for the Newcastle Town F.C. semi-pro team.


Brookes earned a bachelorís degree in physical education from De Montfort University in 2000.


He is single and resides in Manville, Rhode Island.