Abukar Hassan joins the Queen City FC coaching staff in the fall of 2021. Abukar returns to QCFC after playing seasons with the club during his high school playing career.
Currently, Abukar is on the staff of his high school Alma Mater, South Burlington High School where he head coaches the JV B team.
As a player, Abukar received several accolades for his stellar play on and off the field. He played four years of college soccer at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon where he was a starter each year. While with the Hornets, he was named to the North Atlantic Conference, All-Conference team twice. In 2017, during his junior year he was selected to the NAC All-Sportsmanship Team. In 2018, during his senior year, he was selected to the NAC All-Conference Second Team. On the field, he led in scoring in 2017 and filled a great role for the Hornets throughout his career.
While at South Burlington High School as a player, Abukar was part of Vermont Division I State Championship team in the fall of 2014 as the team finished with a 16-1 record. During that championship season, he was also an NVAC All-Metro League selection.