The Culinary Institute of America

  • Chris Lyn—Head Coach

    Chris LynThe Culinary Institute of America is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lyn as head soccer coach for the 2013 season. Coach Lyn brings significant youth, club, and collegiate coaching experience to the CIA. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in history.

    A native of Long Island, NY, Chris played soccer collegiately at UNC, serving as captain of the team his senior season. He has held assistant coaching positions at NCAA Division I schools Iona College and Columbia University, and served a four-year stint as head coach of the women's team at Molloy College of Long Island. He was most recently a volunteer assistant coach with the Marist College women's soccer team.

    "We are so pleased to have had the opportunity to hire Chris to lead our CIA soccer program," said David Whalen, the college's associate dean of student activities, recreation, and athletics. "He brings us a knowledge and experience level that is extremely high, and I look forward to him working successfully with our already-developed and competitive soccer program. He will be a terrific asset for our students, a great role model, and a wealth of energy!"

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