Alex Hargrove was named the sixth head coach in the history of the men's soccer program on Tuesday, February 2.
His appointment in the new role comes after spending the past 10 years in maroon and gold, first as a player and, for the past six years, as an assistant coach.
Hargrove played collegiately for Salisbury from 2006-09. The Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania native played all four years under Head Coach Gerry DiBartolo, competing in 81 matches, starting in 64, throughout his career. In his senior year, Hargrove netted six goals and tallied six assists for 18 points. Overall, he had 21 goals and nine assists while wearing the maroon and gold. He was twice named a to the All-CAC First Team, and in his senior season was named to the second team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region team.
As an assistant coach for the past six years, Hargrove helped the program to four more NCAA tournament appearances and the 2015 CAC championship. With Hargrove on the bench, the Sea Gulls won 84.3 percent of their conference games.