May 4, 2006
Commenting on the promotion, coach Visser said, "Josh has been an integral member of our coaching staff. He deserves significant credit for our successful march to two consecutive WCC Championships. His insight and player guidance has been invaluable."
A star of the Dons men soccer team from 1992-94, McKay went into the professional ranks playing for the Colorado Rapids (MLS) in 1996 and the Richmond Kickers from 1997-2002. He also served as the Kickers' Youth Soccer Club's Coach and Assistant Technical Director.
A Bay area native, McKay returned to USF from UNLV as a sophomore and led the Dons into the NCAA tournament as a junior and a senior. He played in 67 games in his collegiate career, including 48 in his three seasons at USF. He scored six goals, including three game-winners in his career.
"I am very proud of our coaching staff and the successes our team has achieved over the past several years. With our roster of talented veterans and recruiting class, we look to an exciting 2006 season and a further rise in the national ranks of collegiate soccer."