Henry Zapata joined the UGA soccer staff in 2013 as a volunteer coach and will work primarily with the goalkeepers.
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).
Zapata holds a USSF National "C" 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.