Solomon is entering his ninth season on the sidelines for Mercyhurst men’s soccer. Solomon joined the Lakers’ coaching staff in the fall of 2013 as a graduate assistant, later becoming assistant coach on April of 2015 and associate head coach on February of 2018.
During Solomon’s coaching years at Mercyhurst, the Lakers were PSAC regular season champions on four occasions (’13, ’14, ’15, ’16), PSAC Tournament Champions twice (‘14 and ‘16), and PSAC Tournament Runner ups in 2015.
On the national scene, the Lakers have made the NCAA National Tournament three times during Solomon’s coaching years. In 2013, the Lakers made it to the Elite 8, where they lost to the eventual NCAA Tournament champion, Southern New Hampshire, in a thrilling PK shootout at home. In 2014, the Lakers made it to the Sweet 16 and, in 2016, men’s soccer made it to the second round of the tournament.
Solomon is a native of Tegucigalpa, Honduras and a graduate of DelCampo International School. He left his home in 2007 to move to Richmond, VA. and arrived to Mercyhurst in the fall of 2009 as a member of the men’s soccer team. Solomon played four seasons as a Laker midfielder. During his senior season, Solomon captained the Lakers and guided them to its first PSAC regular season title and PSAC Tournament title in 2012. Solomon also made four NCAA tournament appearances with the Lakers (’09-‘12). During the 2012 NCAA Tournament, Solomon led the Lakers to the national semifinals. Solomon scored the game-winning goal against Gannon in the Sweet 16 and, in the Elite 8, he contributed with the opening goal and an assist against Southern New Hampshire, which propelled them to the Final Four in Evans, GA. Apart from being a Laker, Solomon has played for the Erie Commodores since 2011 in the NPSL, earning a few conference titles along the way.
Solomon graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing before earning a Master's in Organizational Leadership from Mercyhurst University.
Solomon resides in Erie with his fiancée, Jennifer.