Staff
Head Coach/Camp Director
Ian McIntyre

One of the brightest head coaches on the college circuit, Ian McIntyre led Syracuse to unprecedented heights. In just his third year at the helm the Orange was the most improved team in the country en route to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. After the inaugural ACC campaign in 2013, McIntyre Guided the 2014 team to the ACC Coastal Division Championship, another trip to the NCAA Sweet 16, and earned ACC Coch of the Year Honors. In addition, the program earned it's first NSCAA #1 National Ranking while goalkeeper Alex Bono finished as a First Team All-American, Hermann Trophy Finalist, and #6 MLS SuperDraft selection. Skyler Thomas was also selected in the first round at #11 while Jordan Murrell went in third as the overall #57 pick. The following 2015 season saw the team capture it's first ACC Tournament Championship before being knocked out in penalties at the NCAA College Cup at Sporting KC Stadium. Juniors Julian Buescher and Ben Polk were selected #11 and #20 in the MLS Superdraft First Round. The 2016 squad bounced back with another strong outing finishing the season again in the NCAA Sweet 16. Syracuse had it's most successful MLS SuperDraft when four players were drafted by MLS clubs lead by sophomore Miles Robinson who was selected with the overall #2 pick in the first round. Liam Callahan #24 (overall), Chris Nanco #55 (overall) & Oyvind Alseth #65 (overall) joined Miles along with Sergio Camargo who signed a homegrown contract with Toronto FC. (Read full bio)

AN ALL-AMERICAN PLAYING CAREER

Before becoming Hartwick’s sixth head coach, McIntyre was a standout player for the Hawks, earning NSCAA First Team All-America honors as a senior in 1995. He helped the program to two NCAA Tournament berths and a 52-20-7 record in his four seasons (1992-95).

SU SUCCESS

2016 12-4-4 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2015 16-5-4 NCAA Tournament College Cup & ACC Champions
2014 16-4-2 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2013 10-7-1
2012 14-6-1 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen

MLS SuperDraft

2016 - Miles Robinson, Round 1 - #2 Atlanta United
Liam Callahan, Round 2 - #2 Colorado Rapids
Chris Nanco, Round 3 - #11 Philadelphia Union
Oyvind Alseth, Round 3 - #21 Toronto FC
Sergio Camargo - Toronto FC Homegrown Contract
2015 - Julian Buescher, Round 1 - #11 DC United
Ben Polk, Round 1 - #20 Portland Timbers
2014 - Alex Bono, Round 1 - #6 Toronto FC
Skyler Thomas, Round 1 - #11 Toronto FC
Jordan Murrell, Round 3 - #17 Real Salt Lake

Associate Head Coach
Jukka Masalin

In 2008, Masalin joined McIntyre’s staff at Hartwick and helped lead the Hawks to a pair of MAC Tournament appearances and a 10-4-4 overall record in 2009.

Masalin holds a pair of UEFA coaching licenses. He earned his UEFA “B” license in 2005 and his “A” license in 2007. Masalin also holds a UEFA Fitness Diploma from the German Football Federation.

As a professional player, Masalin made 23 European Cup (Champions League and UEFA Cup) appearances and played in more than 300 top-flight professional games in Germany, Sweden and Finland. During the last 10 years, he has been invited to observe some of the top European clubs train, including Liverpool FC (English Premier League), Bayer Leverkusen (German Bundesliga) and Paris Saint-Germain FC (Ligue 1).(Read full bio)

Assistant Coach
Matt Verni

A versatile coach with experience at every level of college soccer, Matt Verni joined the Orange staff as an assistant coach in 2014. Verni has coached the college game since 2000 and possesses 10 years of head coaching experience. He assists head coach Ian McIntyre in all facets of the program, including recruiting, team training and opponent scouting.

Verni got his college coaching start as a women's assistant coach at St. Bonaventure in 2000. He also made men's assistant coaching stops at Hartwick (2001) and New Hampshire (2002-03).

A college teammate of McIntyre's at Hartwick, Verni played four years of varsity soccer for the Hawks from 1994-97. In 1995, Verni and McIntyre were members of the Hawks squad that reached that second round of the NCAA Tournament after defeating St. John's in the opening round.

Verni holds several national coaching diplomas and received his USSF 'B' License in 2013.
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