Murphy adds “BK” to coaching staff


FC Buffalo head coach Brendan Murphy has added longtime Blitzers midfielder Brian Knapp to his coaching staff for the 2016 NPSL season.

“BK” played for FCB from 2013-15, making 31 appearances while producing four goals and six assists and captaining the club on several occasions.

“After having the opportunity to represent this unbelievable club over the past few years on the pitch, I am excited to use my experience playing for coaches Murph and Roach and my coaching experience in a new role for this club,” Knapp said.

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The University at Buffalo alumnus played professionally for four years in the FK-League in Korea with the Yes Gumi Futsal Club and Gyeongsan Five Star Futsal Club, earning US national team reserve status.

He later played for the Rochester Lancers, and was an assistant coach for the women’s team at Buffalo State College before taking the same position on the women’s staff at Hartwick College.