Last updated on July 24, 2013
Lauren McAdam enters her first season with the Bulldogs under head coach Brian Zwaschka. McAdam joined Fresno State on July 24, 2013 as an assistant soccer coach.
McAdam joins the Bulldogs after serving as an assistant coach at Nevada from 2010-2013. At Nevada, McAdam helped transition the program into the Mountain West in 2012, guiding the Wolf Pack to one of the team's top finishes in three years.
Prior to her time at Nevada, McAdam was a volunteer assistant coach at UCLA for two seasons. While working with the Bruins, McAdam was primarily responsible for the goalkeeping unit. UCLA made back to back NCAA Final Four appearances in 2008 and 2009 while McAdam was coaching.
A former goalkeeper herself, McAdam played collegiately at the University of Miami where she ranked No. 1 at the school in career saves (307), shutouts (15) and minutes played (5,796). A very accomplished player, McAdam also set a pair of single-season records as a junior in 2006, breaking the marks for shutouts (6) and goals against average (1.29). She was named an All-ACC Academic selection in 2006 and 2007.
The Simsbury, Conn. native earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from University of Miami in the spring of 2008.