2019 Boys Collegiate Staff
Coaches are still setting their summer recruiting calendars so this list is not yet complete. The following schools have already committed for 2019 camps and more will be added in the coming weeks. Check out our Past Staff page for a list of schools who are likely to be added to staff. Updated: 12/30/2018
SCOTT BLACK – Boston University
Director of Boys Collegiate Soccer Academy
In addition to serving as full-time Associate Head Coach of the Men's Soccer Program for Boston University, Scott Black is Director of Collegiate Soccer Academy. Black joined the BU terriers in 2007 and previously served as assistant coach for Virginia Tech for one season and Penn State University for five seasons. At Boston University, Black spends most of his time as the recruiting coordinator, scouting and training the team, but also assists in all facets of the soccer program, including budgeting, academic advising, scheduling and fundraising.
During his tenure, BU has made four NCAA appearances, captured three America East regular season titles and earned an America East championship trophy. more>>
VASILY YAKIMKIN – Boston University
Prior to joining the Terriers in the fall of 2017 as the team's goalkeeper coach, Vasily Yakimkin had served as goalkeeper/assistant Coach for UMass Boston since the 2014 season. He helped the program win three consecutive Little East Conference titles and make three NCAA appearances, including reaching the Sweet 16 in 2016, where the team fell to the eventual national champion Tufts University.
Upon the end of the 2016 campaign, the program was ranked 16th in the NSCAA’s national poll. Under his guidance, goalkeepers combined for 28 shutouts in 66 games, earned an All-Conference Second team award in 2014 and posted the program’s all-time best 0.67 goals against average (GAA) in the 2016 season. more>>
TYLER SHEIKH – Bates College
On July 30, 2018, Bates College Director of Athletics Jason Fein announced the appointment of Tyler Sheikh, most recently head coach at Knox College in Illinois, as the ninth head coach in the men's soccer program's 56-year history.
"We are thrilled to welcome Tyler to the Bobcat family," said Fein. "Not only have his teams excelled on the field, but the search committee was also impressed by his passion for educating and supporting the entire person, in all academic and personal pursuits. His commitment to community service, social justice and alumni engagement all helped make him a terrific fit for Bates. I am looking forward to working with him and to the Bobcats continuing their upward climb this fall." more>>
ALEX ORTEGA – Clark University
Alex Ortega is in his first year at Clark University as the assistant men’s soccer coach. Ortega comes to Clark after serving as the assistant men’s soccer coach at Colby-Sawyer for three seasons. He joined the Charger’s coaching staff after a stellar four-year career for them at the forward position. He finished his career with the second most points (72), second most goals (28) and fourth most assists (16) in program history. Ortega was named to the All-NAC Second Team and finished 2014 ranked 27th in the nation with five game-winning goals. He was named All-NAC First Team in 2013 after collecting 29 points on 13 goals and three assists.
Ortega also coached with the Lightning Soccer Club in New Hampshire with their U14, U15, U16, and U17 boys’ teams. Ortega graduated from Colby-Sawyer in 2015 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management. more>>
TIM STANTON – Colby College
Tim Stanton, a 2016 Colby graduate and team captain, is in his third year as an assistant coach at Colby. Stanton, a standout defender of the Colby Men’s Soccer Program, majored in government. Prior to joining the coaching staff at Colby, Stanton coached with the Yarmouth High School boys’ soccer team. more>>
CHARLES METZ – Colby Sawyer College
Metz is in his third season as the Head Coach of the Colby-Sawyer men's soccer program. In 2017, Metz guided the Chargers to a NAC Championship appearance after posting an 8-1 regular season conference record. The Chargers were 14-3-1 under Metz in the NAC.
Metz received a BA in Recreation and Sports Leadership from Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Va.) in 2009 and a Master of Science in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University (Irvine, Calif.) in 2011. Metz holds an NSCAA Advance National Diploma and NSCAA Goalkeeping 1 and 2 Diplomas. more>>
STEWART FLAHERTY – Dartmouth College
Stewart Flaherty joined the Dartmouth College coaching staff in 2018 after six seasons as head coach at Bates College. A native of Middlesbrough, England, and a 2004 graduate of Loughborough University with a master's degree in sport psychology, Flaherty has accumulated extensive experience with player development and recruitment in the US.
Flaherty also served as assistant coach with the Portland Phoenix senior team in the Premier Development League (PDL). Flaherty helped the Phoenix make the PDL playoffs in five different seasons, including four Northeast Division titles. The team also competed four times on the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, advancing to the second round in 2013. more>>
MARK WATERMAN – College of the Holy Cross
Mark Waterman is currently in his second season at Holy Cross as an assistant men’s soccer coach. Waterman spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons as an assistant coach at Tufts University as the Jumbos won the 2016 Div. III national championship.
Waterman joined Tufts in 2015, helping the team to a Sweet Sixteen appearance and then onto the Div. III National Championship in 2016. Waterman was a part of the staff to be named the 2016 NSCAA Staff of the Year. Waterman currently holds a USSF E license. more>>
DAN ROBERTS – Emmanuel College
Dan Roberts joined the Emmanuel College staff during the spring of 2016, becoming just the third-ever Head Coach of the Men's Soccer program.
In his first season at the helm, Roberts led the Saints to an 8-9-2 record while posting a 4-4-1 mark in GNAC play to earn the No. 5 seed in the 2016 GNAC tournament. His squad posted six shutouts to rank second in program history for clean sheets in a single season. He has coached three players to GNAC All-Conference honors at Emmanuel and qualified for GNAC postseason play each of the past three seasons. more>>
JOE CALABRESE – Endicott College
Joe Calabrese is in his eighth year at the helm of the Endicott men’s soccer program. In his first year at Endicott, Calabrese led the program to its first ever bid into additional post season play with an appearance in the ECAC Tournament and most recently finished the season 10-6-2 and advanced to the conference post-season tournament. Prior to joining Endicott, Calabrese coached at Utica, Western New England and Westfield State. more>>
FRANKIE D’AGOSTINO - Harvard University
Frankie D’Agostino joined the Harvard Men’s Soccer Program as assistant in 2018. D'Agostino was a standout player at James Madison University (a top-25 team while he was there) and continued his playing career as semi-professional in Italy with Molfetta Sportiva, Melphicta Calcio, and Virtus Bitritto. In 2014, D'Agostino moved from playing to coaching and became an assistant and head recruiter for the UMass Lowell men's soccer program. In their Division 1 transition in 2016, D'Agostino helped guide UMass Lowell men's soccer team to their best finish in program history with a 13-1-2 record, ending the year ranked #3 in the RPI and #11 in the NSCAA Top 25 poll. more>>
MIKE FUCITO - Harvard University
After being named Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2004, Fucito went on to be a two-time All American (2007, 2008), a three-time All-Ivy League First Team selection (2006, 2007, 2008) and a two-time Academic All-Ivy First Team selection (2007, 2008). As a senior, he co-captained the men's soccer team. The Westford, Mass. native was also the 2009 recipient of the William J. Bingham Award which is given annually to the male member of the graduating class, who through integrity, courage, leadership, and ability on the athletic fields, has best served the high purpose of Harvard; typically, the "Top Male Athlete".
In 2009, Fucito was drafted by the Seattle Sounders and played Major League Soccer for seven years before retiring to pursue his passion for golf. During his professional soccer career, he also contributed on the rosters for the Montreal Impact, Portland Timbers, and San Jose Earthquakes. more>>
KEN BOVELL – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Ken Bovell is in his fourth season as the head coach of MIT men’s soccer program. In his first year at MIT, the program finished with a record of 18-3-1 (7-0-0 NEWMAC), broke 11 team records and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III men’s soccer tournament for the first time since 2003.
Bovell brings over 25 years of proven success as a coach at many levels to the Engineers. He was born and grew up playing soccer in Trinidad. Upon coming to the United States, he played soccer at Boston College and was a semi-professional player in the L.A.S.A. League with the Lowell Blues from 1982-1985. more>>
KIM WYANT – New York University
Kim Wyant is in her fourth season as Head Coach of the New York University men's soccer program after spending the previous four years as an assistant on the NYU women's soccer coaching staff. Wyant led the squad to a 12-4-3 overall record during the 2018 season and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Wyant has also served as Head Coach at Florida Atlantic University (1994-97) and Dowling College (2003-04), and as an assistant coach at Stony Brook University (2000) and Dowling (2005). Wyant was also a member of the Region I U.S. National Team's goalkeeping staff, served as a FIFA staff coach, and was an accomplished US National team player. Wyant played for the U.S. National Team in the squad’s inaugural game in Italy in 1985. In all, she played 16 games as the U.S. goalkeeper, recording the team’s first-ever win and shutout. more>>
JOE RUESGEN – New York University
Joe Ruesgen is in his third season as an assistant coach of the NYU men’s soccer team. His responsibilities include assisting Head Coach Kim Wyant with the squad’s day-to-day operations, on-field sessions and game strategies, while also transitioning into handling most of the recruiting duties.
Prior to joining the NYU staff, Ruesgen spent the previous two years as Head Coach of SUNY Purchase’s program and two seasons as the men’s Head Coach with the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) and continues to coach with the Manhattan Soccer Club (since 2014). Ruesgen also played professionally with the FC Nistru Otaci in the Moldovan National League as well as trial spells in Scotland and the U.S. more>>
CAM OMSBERG – Northeastern University
Cam Omsberg is in his third season as the assistant coach of the Northeastern men's soccer team. He joined the NU coaching staff after serving as the top assistant coach at Bates for three seasons. Omsberg holds multiple coaching licenses, including United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) National, Advanced, and Premier diplomas, as well as United States Soccer Federation (USSF) C, D, and E licenses. more>>
JOSH TAYLOR – Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)
Josh Taylor lead the SNHU program to a 13-4-2 overall finish in the 2018 season and advanced into the conference playoffs. Taylor is in his 11th season with SNHU and 4th as head coach. He holds a NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advance Youth Diploma, and a USSF ‘D’ License.
A 2008 graduate from New England College with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management and a Coaching Minor. Taylor was four-year member for the Pilgrims men's soccer team and team captain. more>>
ZACK GRADY– Trinity College
Zack Grady joined the Trinity coaching staff in the spring of 2018 after two falls with Wheaton College. While on the Lyons' staff, Grady helped coach three All-New England players, three New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference First Team players, and the 2016 Rookie of the Year. Grady worked under friend and mentor Matt Cushing at Wheaton until he passed, and then took on running the day-to-day aspects of the program while working with Wheaton's interim head coach Michael Coven, formerly of Brandeis University. more>>
JORDAN CIUFFETELLI– Tufts University
Jordan Ciuffetelli is in his second season as an assistant coach with the Tuft’s Jumbos. As the team's top assistant, he helped the Jumbos finish the 2018 season 18-0-3 and win the NCAA conference tournament for the second year in a row. The Jumbos men’s coaching staff won the United Soccer Coaches National Staff of the Year in 2018.
Prior to joining Tufts, Ciuffetelli was an assistant coach at West Chester University. In 2016, he helped the Golden Rams to a second-place finish in the Pennsylvania State Athletics Conference (PSAC) and to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002. Ciuffetelli was also an assistant coach at Muhlenberg College for three seasons.
JAKE BEVERLIN – University of Massachusetts (Boston)
Jake Beverlin was named the head men’s soccer coach at University of Massachusetts Boston in February 2013. Beverlin came to UMass Boston after serving as the head assistant men’s soccer coach at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown since 2009. Having coached and competed at all levels both in the United States and in Europe, Beverlin will be tasked with making the men’s soccer program one of the top teams both in the Little East Conference and in Division III. more>>
CARLOS RUIZ – University of Massachusetts (Lowell)
Carlos Ruiz has served as Director of Operations for UMass Lowell’s mens soccer program for the last three years. He is also Regional Technical Director for FC Stars. more>>
RICH WEINREBE – University of New Hampshire
Rich Weinrebe serves as Associate Head Coach of the UNH mens soccer program. He helped to lead the team to a 12-4-2 finish, a conference championship and the first round of the NCAA tournament in 2018. Weinrebe returned to his alma mater in 2014 after spending two seasons at Southern New Hampshire University. At SNHU, he helped the team to a 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship title after they posted a record of 22-1-1 overall and a perfect NE-10 conference mark of 13-0-0. more>>
TONY BASSETT – University of Rhode Island
Tony Bassett joined Gareth Elliott's staff in February of 2014 and helped lead the Rams to the Atlantic 10 regular season title during his first season in Kingston. In the summer of 2015, he earned his NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma. Most recently, he was promoted to the role of Associate Head Coach in January of 2018.
Prior to joinging the Rhode Island staff, Bassett spent two seasons as an assistant with the University of New Hampshire men's soccer program. more>>
BRAD COLE – University of Vermont
Brad Cole begins his fourth season on staff in 2019. In 2017, Cole helped the Catamounts capture the program’s third America East regular season crown and first since 2012. In 2018, he helped lead the program to an 11-7-1 finish and post-season play in the conference tournament.
In addition to working with UVM, Cole is the U13-16 Director of Coaching at Far Post Soccer Club and Head Coach for the 2003, 2005, and 2006 Boys. He has traveled to Holland and trained with top clubs including Ajax FC, PSV Eindhoven, and trained with professional Dutch manager Wil Boessen as well as KNVB trainer Leo Lejeune. more>>
ADRIAN DUBOIS – University of Vermont
Adrian Dubois became assistant coach at the University of Vermont in January 2019. Prior to this, Dubois spent five year as head coach at Saint Joseph’s. The 2019 season was best season on record for the program with a record of 21-1, a conference championship and advancement to the NCAA Tournament. Prior to a one-year stint with the Beacons of UMass.-Boston, Coach Dubois worked for two years as an assistant at University of California-San Diego, a program which competes in one of the top NCAA DII conferences in the country. He has also worked with the New England Football Club in Boston and The Catalyst Training Center in San Diego and, in 2012, earned an internship opportunity with the Newcastle United Football Club.
Dubois earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at UNH in 2009 has a USSF National ‘C’ Coaching License and is currently working towards obtaining his 'B' License. more>>
Boston University - Patriot League
College of the Holy Cross - Patriot League
Dartmouth College - IVY League
Harvard University - IVY League
Northeastern University - CAA
University of Massachusetts Lowell - America East
University of New Hampshire - America East
University of Rhode Island - A-10
University of Vermont - America East
Southern NH University - NorthEast-10
Bates College - NESCAC
Clark University - NEWMAC
Colby College - NESCAC
Emmanuel College - GNAC
Endicott College - CCC
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. (MIT)- NEWMAC
New York University (NYU) - UAA
Trinity College - NESCAC
Tufts University - NESCAC
UMass Boston - Little East