Lipscomb University Men's Soccer Assistant Coach
Peter joined the Lipscomb men's soccer staff in 2015. He assists in many aspects of the Lipscomb men’s soccer program including recruiting, camp development, team academics and day-to-day field training in particular with the field players.
Lowry came to Lipscomb after spending two seasons in the collegiate coaching ranks at Saint Mary's College of California, where he helped guide the Gaels to a 19-14-6 record over two season with notable wins in 2014 over #4 Washington, #24 FGCU and #27 Seattle University.
After a 12-5-2 record in 2014 with Saint Mary's, Andre Rawls, the fifth-year senior goalkeeper was named all-far west first team and drafted in the third round of the 2015 MLS Superdraft by New York City FC.
Before his time at Saint Mary's, Peter worked with the U16 and U18 San Juan Soccer Club US Development Academy teams for a season in Sacramento, CA during the 2012 season.
Lowry had a celebrated career, where he was named a McDonald's High School All-American, collegiate NCAA 1st team All-American and spent 4 years as a Major League Soccer player with the Portland Timbers and Chicago Fire.
A four-year starter and two-year captain at Santa Clara University, Lowry was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, a first-team all-league selection, first-team all-far west and first-team NSCAA All-American as a senior. He was a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist and was selected as a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for contributions on the field, in the classroom and in the community. Santa Clara enjoyed national rankings as high as #2 and won 2 West Coast Conference championships while making a run to the elite 8 and round of 16 in Lowry's junior and senior year's.
After graduating from Santa Clara in 2008 with a degree in finance, Lowry was selected in the second round of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft by the Chicago Fire. He spent four seasons in MLS, finishing his career in 2011 with the Portland Timbers. During his professional career, Lowry started 22 of his 27 match appearances and saw additional action against several well-known international sides, such as Mexico’s Club America, West Bromwich Albion and Everton from England, AFC Ajax from the Netherlands, AC Milan from Italy, Paris Saint-Germain from France, Independiente from Argentina and Polish club Legia Warsaw.
He was also a member of the U.S. U14, U18 and U23 National Team pools.
Lowry currently resides in downtown Nashville with his wife, US Army Dr. Catherine Lowry and their dog Hermione.