Darren Murray enters his second season as an assistant coach on Ed Kelly's staff. Murray returned to Boston College after serving as the head coach of Endicott College the previous four seasons.
Murray served as an assistant coach on Kelly's staff for two seasons in 2006 and 2007 before leaving to lead the Gulls. He has also spent time as head coach of the New England Aztecs (2006-present), Newbury College (2005-07) and the South Shore United Blazers soccer club (2002-05).
Before assuming head coaching duties, Murray spent two years (2002-03) with the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer and three years with Mercyhurst (Pa.) College (1999-2002).
Murray's playing experience began in 1988 when he played professionally in the St. Patrick's Athletics League of Ireland for five seasons. In 1991-92, Darren attended the Football Association Ireland's Soccer School of Excellence. Upon graduation from the School, Murray then played amateur soccer in the St. James Gate League in Ireland from 1992-93.
Murray came to the United States in 1993 and attended Massasoit Community College (Brockton, Mass.) for two years. In 1995, he transferred to Mercyhurst, where he earned his degree in 1998. While at Mercyhurst, Murray twice earned all-conference and all-region honors while leading the Lakers to two Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles.
Murray holds a USSF "B" coaching license.