Troy Norwood
Troy Norwood

Hometown:
Memphis, Tennessee

Last College:
Christian Brothers University (1992)

Position:
Volunteer Coach (Goalkeepers)

Experience:
5th season


Troy Norwood begins his fifth season as a volunteer assistant for the University of Memphis. Norwood is familiar with the Tiger Soccer program, having played for Memphis in 1988-89. As a starting goalkeeper, Norwood made 134 saves in 31 games and posted a 1.53 goals against average.

Prior to his collegiate career, Norwood prepped at White Station High School in Memphis. He was twice named the Commercial Appeal?s Best of the Preps soccer Player of the Year, and helped lead White Station to the Tennessee State Finals his senior year. Norwood was also the goalkeeper for the Olympic Development Pool Southern Regional team from 1985-1987.

After his two seasons with the Tigers, Norwood transferred to cross-town rival Christian Brothers University where he graduated with a degree in business administration.

Over the next eight years, Norwood coached various Memphis youth sports, including the Rangers, Fury, and United Soccer Clubs. He has coached Boys Varsity Soccer at Lausaane Collegiate School and taught elementary physical education.

For the Tigers, Norwood oversees the team?s academic responsibilites, and he is licensed by the United States Soccer Federation.

Norwood, a Memphis native, is single with a younger brother and sister-in-law who graduated from future C-USA rival TCU. He is currently working on his masters of arts in education.

Norwood?s parents Stan and Bonnie Norwood reside in Cordova.

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