Chris Ralph
Chris Ralph
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 814-898-6296

Chris Ralph enters his second season as an assistant coach with Penn State Behrend men's soccer program. Ralph returns to the Lions after a successful three-year career under head coach Dan Perritano along with playing six seasons for the Erie Commodores of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). He also spent a year as a men's soccer graduate assistant coach at Mercyhurst University with Ryan Osborne and Austin Solomon, producing a 6-0 record in the Spring.  

Ralph was an NSCAA All-American and a USC Scholar All-American, while being a two-time Scholar All-East Region selection. He started in every game he played to register a 43-9-6 overall record. Ralph made 170 saves and tallied 26 shutouts in three seasons. He boasted a 0.73 career goals-against average, helping the Lions to a pair of AMCC Championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances.

Ralph, the 2019 Penn State Behrend Co-Male Athlete of the Year, was also a two-time AMCC Defensive Player of the Year and three-time All-AMCC first-team selection. He graduated from Penn State Behrend in 2019 with a B.S degree in project and supply chain management. Ralph holds a Level 1 United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping diploma.