August 26, 2013


Troy Silvia Named
Assistant Menís Soccer Coach

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College has named Troy Silvia as the assistant menís soccer coach. He will assist Head Coach John Mello with all phases of the RIC menís soccer program, including recruiting, scouting, administering practice and game coaching.


ďItís a pleasure to have the opportunity to work alongside coach Mello,Ē said Silvia. ĒIím excited to help this prestigious program get back to its winning ways.Ē


A former standout for the Anchormen, Silvia closed out his career at RIC having played in 72 games, starting in 48 of them. Silvia totaled six goals and two assists for 14 points.




As a senior in 2011, Silvia captained the Anchormen and was named Second Team All-Little East. He played in 19 games, starting all of them. He tallied a pair of goals for four points, while his goal in the final two minutes of regulation against Plymouth State on Oct. 22 forced overtime and helped guide RIC to a 2-1 victory over the Panthers. Silvia also scored on a penalty kick in a 4-0 win over Southern Maine on Oct. 29.


As a junior in 2010, Silvia played in 19 games, starting 17 of them.




As a sophomore in 2009, he played in 13 games, starting one of them. Silvia had two goals and two assists for six points, and posted a season-high three points, with a goal and an assist, in RICís, 5-0, win over UMass Boston on Oct. 31.


As a freshman in 2008, Silvia played in 21 games, starting 11 of them, and had two goals for four points.


The Bristol native earned his bachelorís degree in community health education from Rhode Island College in 2013. In addition to his coaching duties, Silvia recently interned as a fitness instructor at Fidelity Investments in Smithfield and is currently working at Patriot Wine & Spirits in Warren.