Assistant Fitness Coach, First Team
Head Fitness Coach, Revolution Academy
Now in his seventh season with the New England Revolution Academy and his fourth 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 third season as an assistant fitness coach with the Revolution’s first team, where he focuses on managing, monitoring and analyzing player GPS and heart rate data, programming fitness and strength programs and assisting the coaching staff during training. He also works with the athletic training staff to rehab players.
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’ on-the-field performance. Currently, his primary function with the Academy teams is to help program fitness and strength programs, conduct injury prevention screenings at Micheli Center in Waltham, Mass. while also working with the athletic training staff to rehab players.
Prior to joining the Academy, 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 volunteering as an 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 holds a Level 1 Goalkeeper Diploma from the NSCAA and is currently working towards a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Springfield College.