Henry Singleton is in his first season as an assistant coach for the FGCU women’s soccer program. Singleton’s primary responsibilities with the Eagles include assisting with training sessions, recruiting, scouting, camps, and fundraising.
"I would like to thank coach Blankenship, and Director of Athletics, Ken Kavanagh, for this opportunity," Singleton said following his hire. "Florida Gulf Coast University offers a unique combination of academic and athletic excellence, as well as a beautiful campus with state of the art facilities. It’s a privilege to be an Eagle and I look forward to helping build upon their success.”
"We are excited about Henry joining us," Blankenship added. "He comes highly recommended and we’re looking forward to getting him involved with our program right away."
Prior to joining the Eagles, Singleton served as a volunteer assistant at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he assisted Anson Dorrance with training and performance analysis.
Singleton also has experience as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Alderson Broaddus University (W. Va.) from 2011-12. During his appointment, he assisted in all aspects of program management while helping lead the Lady Battlers to their first WVIAC Tournament Championship and bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament.
In addition to coaching at the collegiate level, Singleton serves as a staff coach for the Florida Olympic Development Program (ODP) and is the girl’s director of coaching for the Florida Fire Juniors.
Singleton previously served as head coach of the West Virginia 97G ODP State Team and was a member of the ODP Region I Camp coaching staff.
He currently holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) 'A' License and USSF National Youth License.
A native of Atlanta, Ga., Singleton played collegiately at the University of North Georgia, where he graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology.
He currently resides in Naples, Fla.