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
Sean Lawlor

Sean Lawlor, who previously served as a volunteer assistant for the Orange, returned to Syracuse as an assistant coach in March 2019.

Lawlor has spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Drexel. He helped the Dragons go undefeated in non-conference play and improve their win total to nine in 2018. Lawlor was responsible for organizing, planning and conducting training sessions, preparing scouting reports, coordinating team travel and serving as a liaison with the support staff. As recruiting coordinator, he arranged all visits for perspective student-athletes. Lawlor recruited 2018 all-region honoree Mathias Ebbesen and three Colonial Athletic Association All-Freshman Team selections.

Lawlor served as a volunteer coach for Syracuse for two seasons. During his time with the Orange, they won the ACC Atlantic Division title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. He coached six Major League Soccer (MLS) draft picks, including Alex Bono and Julian Buescher.

A native of Blackpool, England, Lawlor earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and leadership in 2011 and a Master’s degree in general education from Le Moyne. He started 70 matches for the Dolphins from 2007-10. As a junior in 2009, Lawlor helped Le Moyne to an 18-3-3 record, the Northeast-10 championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division II Final Four. He earned NSCAA All-America honors that season.

Lawlor holds a USSF D license.

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