Amir Pasic joined the Middlebury coaching staff in April of 2019. Pasic played collegiately at the University of Central Arkansas, before finishing out his playing career at nearby Castleton University.
While at Castleton, Pasic was a two-year starter for the Spartans in goal, holding the record for single-season wins (14), while ranking second in shutouts (8). He is the school’s all-time leader with a 0.88 goals against average. Pasic was voted the North Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Year, named to the ECAC All-New England First Team and was selected to play in the NEISL Senior All-Star classic.
Upon graduation, Pasic moved to Little Rock, Arkansas where he was an assistant for the men’s and women’s soccer program at Hendrix College, while working as a staff and goalkeeper coach for Arkansas United.
In the summer of 2016, Pasic moved back to Vermont where he accepted an assistant coaching position at Castleton. During his time there, Pasic held responsibility in all facets of the program including, recruiting, film analysis, fundraising, opponent scouts and the development and execution of training sessions. While with Castleton, Pasic helped guide the Spartans to regular season North Atlantic Conference Championships in 2016 and 2017, a conference tournament championship in 2017 and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Pasic has been an active contributor to the Vermont soccer scene, serving as a staff and goalkeeper coach for the Vermont Olympic Development Program and Summit Futbol Club. He was recently named the Assistant Director of Coaching and Director of Goalkeeping for Summit Futbol Club. Pasic was honored as the Vermont Soccer Association boys’ competitive coach of the year in 2017.
A native of Burlington, Vermont, Pasic graduated from Burlington High School in 2011. Pasic completed his Bachelor’s Degree from Castleton in 2015, where he studied political science. He went on to earn his Masters Degree in athletic leadership in December of 2018 from Castleton. Pasic holds a United States Soccer Federation “C” license, and a United Soccer Coaches “Advanced National” diploma.