Corey Boyd is in his eighth season on the coaching staff of the Tennessee Tech soccer team in 2017, earning the title of Associate Head Coach this past spring. The Cookeville native is in-charge of all of the technical training and attacking aspects of the program, and coaches the forwards and midfielders. Boyd is also involved with recruiting, video analysis, and prepares the team’s scouting reports.
In addition to his duties at Tech, Boyd is the Director of Coaching at Upper Cumberland United Soccer Club in Cookeville, where the program has seen overwhelming growth, more than doubling in size since he has been involved.
Prior to coaching multiple age groups for U.C. United, Boyd was the head coach for the Livingston Crew U17 boys club team in Livingston, Tennessee and the assistant coach for the Abingdon High School men’s soccer team in Abingdon, Virginia. Boyd has also been a Tennessee State team coach for the Olympic Development Program, guiding Tennessee-based teams to compete against other state teams out of Region 3.
In addition to his coaching resume, Boyd spent one season with the Nashville Metros of the USL Premier Development League (PDL), after earning a role as a two-year starter for Emory & Henry College as a winger and striker, before transferring back to Tennessee Tech where he finished his degree.
A graduate of Cookeville High School, Boyd was a member of the 2002 team that finished the season third in the state with a record of 18-3-1, and advanced to the final four of the state tournament. He was named MVP of the team during his senior season and was also named first-team all-district. Additionally, throughout high school he played club soccer for Cookeville United and was a member of the U19 D2 State Championship team.