Andy Hoggarth begins his third season with the Cavaliers after steadily improving the program from the previous season each of the last two years. In 2017, Hoggarth led Walsh in its return to the postseason after a three-year absence. In 2016, Hoggarth was named the sixth head coach in the men's soccer program's history. He was formerly the head coach at Slippery Rock University for 2014 and 2015.
While at Slippery Rock, he guided his team to a 25-13 record over two years. After an 11-7 record in 2014, the Rock went 14-6, defeated two teams ranked in the top 25, won its final five games, and won the PSAC tournament championship. Before making his way to Slippery Rock, Hoggarth was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the University of Akron's women's soccer team.
Hoggarth has also served as the head coach for both the men's and women's programs at Thiel College in Pennsylvania. He has also been the associate head coach at Shenandoah University in Virginia. While at Thiel, Hoggarth increased the roster size of both programs as he took the men's team from 12 to 30 players and the women's team from nine to more than 30 as well. He also increased the winning percentage, GPA, and retention of players at in both programs.
Outside of the college ranks, Hoggarth has also served as the head coach for AFC Cleveland where he has led his team to a conference championship and won the Rust Belt Trophy.
Hoggarth earned his Bachelor of Science degree in sports studies from Northumbria University in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England in 2003. He later earned his Master's Degree in education with a focus in health and physical education from Shenandoah University in 2010. He has also obtained his National Diploma, Advanced National Diploma, Premier Diploma, and English Football Association Prelim License from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Hoggarth and his family reside in Hudson, Ohio.