Henry Zapata joined the UGA soccer staff in 2013 as a volunteer coach and is back for a second season in 2014.
Zapata came to Athens after serving as an assistant women's soccer coach at the College of Charleston since May 2011. Previously, he was a volunteer coach at his alma mater, the University of Illinois.
Zapata has additional coaching experience at the club level for both SC United Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant, S.C. (girls and boys U13-U18) and the Little Illini Soccer Club in Champaign, Ill. (girls and boys U14-U18).
He holds a USSF National "B" License. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Illinois in 2008 and a master's degree in Sport Management, also from Illinois, in 2011.