Paul Gilbert begins his second year at Adrian College as the assistant men's soccer coach under Chris LeFevre. His expertise with goalkeepers paid immediate dividends in 2012 as the Bulldogs had freshman Niko Giantsopoulous named Second Team All-MIAA while leading the league in saves and save percentage.
Gilbert comes to Adrian after receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Management from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Gilbert competed on the soccer field while at Division I Liberty as a goalkeeper.
Gilbert has prior experience coaching at camps and clinics during his college years. Over the past four years, Gilbert worked at the Darlington School Soccer Academy, the Chicago Eagles Sports Ministry Academy, and as a Personal Goalkeeper Trainer.
While at Liberty, Gilbert had an impressive career as a goalkeeper. Gilbert was the Big South Conference Freshman of the Year in 2007 and during his career he competed in 45 matches while posting 15 shutouts.