Callum Bissett enters his second season as an assistant coach for the URI and Rams FC in 2011-12.
A native of Pencaitland, Scotland, Bissett was a four-year starter and three-time captain for the Rams. He was a member of two Atlantic 10 Championship teams and helped lead the Rams to the NCAA Tournament in both 2006 and 2007.
A three-time Atlantic 10 All-Conference selection, he was a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region honoree in both 2005 and 2007 while landing a spot on the 2006 A-10 All-Tournament team.
Academically, Bissett was a member of the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll from 2004-2007. He also received the league's 2008 Sporting Award - which is presented annually to one male and one female A-10 student-athlete who best exemplifies good sportsmanship, is in good academic standing, is active within the campus community and embodies the highest standards of leadership, integrity, and sporting conduct.
Bissett also was voted the URI Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year in both 2006 and 2007.
He went on to play professionally for the Western Mass Pioneers of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) until a career-ending injury forced his retirement. He holds a Scottish Football Association and UEFA "C" Coaching License, as well as an NSCAA Regional Diploma and Scottish Football Association Youth Coaching License.
Callums playing bio can be found by clicking here.