Head Fitness Coach, Revolution Academy
Assistant Fitness Coach, First Team
Now in his sixth season with the Revolution Academy and his third season as the head fitness coach for the Academy teams, Adam Loiacono has been a primary driver in the establishment of the Academy’s sports performance programming and curriculum the last few years. Loiacono is also in his second season as an assistant fitness coach with the New England Revolution’s first team, focusing on analyzing player data to monitor players’ fatigue, recovery and performance.
After three seasons as a staff coach for the Revolution Academy’s Player Development Programs, Loiacono helped create the Sports Performance Academy, which focuses on off-the-field training to help improve players’ performance on the field. Specifically, Loiacono’s program centers on injury prevention, motor skills and improving youth players’ fitness so they can perform at their highest potential. The Revolution Academy’s sports performance curriculum includes the full academy session, as well as introductory courses and add-on courses to the standard RDS.
Formerly, he was an assistant men’s soccer coach at Providence’s Johnson & Wales University, working on player conditioning and goalkeeper training. He was also an assistant men’s soccer coach and assistant sports performance coach at Husson University (Bangor, Maine). Loiacono began his coaching career as a youth academy coach at Black Bear United (Bangor, Maine), before serving as a volunteer assistant coach with Maine’s women’s soccer team.
Loiacono graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in exercise science. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds a Performance Enhancement Specialist certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Loiacono also holds a Level 1 Goalkeeper Diploma from the NSCAA. Loiacono is also currently working towards a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Springfield College.