Kevin Knissel
Kevin Knissel
Title: Assistant Coach
Email: kknissel@sussex.edu

Kevin joined the Sussex coaching staff in August 2017. As a former player under Head Coach Frank Vernacchio in 2014, Kevin led his team to a 12-4 overall record and a trip to the Region XIX Semi-Finals. During his lone season at Sussex, Kevin netted 4 goals while dishing out a team high 7 assists. He earned 2nd Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-GSAC honors.

Following his time at Sussex, Kevin played one season at Division III York College of Pennsylvania before transferring to East Stroudsburg University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management. Kevin has spent the last four years working with Magpies Soccer Club coaching various travel teams throughout Northern New Jersey.

In addition to Soccer, Kevin also played Lacrosse at the High School and JuCo level where he was named Sussex County Player of the Year and NJ Herald Player of the Year in 2012. Kevin holds the record for goals and points at Kittatinny Regional High School after totaling 124 goals and 55 assists over his three-year Varsity career. During his time playing Lacrosse at CCM, he earned 1st Team All-Region honors and was named a finalist for Region XIX Player of the Year after tallying 40 goals and 28 assists.