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First-year University at Buffalo women’s soccer coach Shawn Burke has completed his new coaching staff with the addition of former UB men’s player and Hamburg native Casey Derkacz as an assistant coach.

Derkacz has been an assistant coach of the women’s team at Slippery Rock (Pa.) University the last two seasons and prior to that was at Penn State Behrend.

He also is involved with the Empire United Soccer Academy and was head coach for three years of the U-15 boys team.