Friday August 9th is the first day of team workouts for the 2019 UMaine Women's Soccer Team.

The Black Bears coach Scott Atherly is beginning his 21st year with the program and 26th coaching soccer at UMaine.

The Ticket's Wayne Harvey caught up with Coach Atherly and discussed his career, what he looks for in recruits, and what the expectations are for the Bears and the rest of the America East Conference. Coach also noted a tough test for his side to start the season.