Michael Johnson is in his third year as a member of Brian Tompkins' staff. Johnson spent three years as an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin and also has coached at Quinnipiac and Bridgeport. In addition, he has served as a state team coach in the Connecticut Olympic Developmental Program and was a premier team coach for the Guilford Soccer Club. Johnson is a 1989 graduate of Franklin Pierce College where became the school's first men's soccer player to earn All-America honors in 1987. He also was the Mayflower Conference Player of the Year and NAIA District V most valuable player in 1987.