Gabriel Mercier enters his first season as an assistant men's soccer coach in 2013. Mercier comes to Assumption College from Rivier University, where he served as an assistant coach for the 2012 season.
Mercier also works as a club coach for the New England Revolution Academy and serves as the head coach for Hampshire Football Club.
Mercier played soccer collegiately at Northeast-10 Conference school Southern New Hampshire University and graduated with a degree in sports management. He earned the 2007 "Unsung Hero Award" for SNHU athletics. He was a 2008 captain and a three-year starter for the Penmen. Allowed only nine goals over 22 games during senior season.
Mercier signed a professional contract in 2009 and played for the Louisville Lightning in 2009-10. He ranked fifth on his team with 27 points on eight goals and 11 assists. Earned a month-long trial with the New England Revolution in 2012.