Marlon McKenzie enters the 2020 season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for UChicago women's soccer. He was named full-time assistant soccer coach in June 2018.
UChicago's 2019 squad went 14-3-3 and advanced to the NCAA Round of 16. Midfielder Hanna Watkins was named a Second Team All-American.
Previously a volunteer assistant for the Maroons from 2014-17, McKenzie primarily worked with UChicago goalkeeepers, focusing on development of their handling, distribution and tactical proficiency.
His other soccer experience includes 10 years as the Head Coach and Soccer Programs Director with the Southside Fire Soccer Club, based in Hyde Park.
A native of Jamaica, McKenzie played for several amateur and semi-professional clubs and served as captain of his squad at Moneague College. Later, he was short-listed for the Jamaican Under-21 National Team.
McKenzie currently has his United States Coaches Goalkeeping Level 1 Certificate and will attain his USSF ‘B’ License in July 2018. He earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Northeastern Illinois University.