NEFC is excited to announce the hiring of Dina Gentile as Junior Girls Director/Junior Academy Director for NEFC - Metro North. In addition to coaching within the girls program, Gentile’s energy will be directed on building the NEFC base within the Metro North areas including Wilmington, North Reading, Reading, Andover, Tewksbury, North Andover and surrounding areas over the course of this year. Gentile comes to NEFC with a player-focused philosophy and proven coaching success at the club, youth, and collegiate levels. As the head coach at Endicott College for 11 seasons the Gulls won five conference championships and made four NCAA Tournament appearances. Gentile finished her collegiate coaching career ranked in the top-20 all-time among NCAA Division III women’s soccer coaches in wins and winning percentage. Dr. Gentile is also Professor of Sport Management at Endicott College, author of many coaching articles and has published two textbooks in sport management and athletic administration. As a player, Gentile was both an All-American and Academic All-American at soccer powerhouse Adelphi University. "I am beyond thrilled to join NEFC, I look forward to sharing my passion to compete and drive to learn in the best teaching environments possible with the NEFC players”.