April 19, 2010
Junot Named Head Men's Soccer Coach at Tufts
Picture of Carl Junot courtesy of Gil Talbot.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Former Harvard
assistant coach Carl Junot has been named the head men’s
soccer coach at Tufts, it was announced over the weekend.
Junot, a member of the Crimson staff under Jamie Clark, the
Virginia B. and James O. Welch ’52 Head Coach for Harvard
Men’s Soccer, for two seasons, helped Harvard reach the NCAA
tournament in 2008 and 2009. The Crimson won the Ivy League
title last fall, posting a 14-4-1 overall record en route to the
third round of the NCAA tournament.
At Harvard, Junot was responsible for all aspects of team
development and handled recruiting, video analysis and off-season
player development. He also worked with Missouri Athletic
Club Hermann Trophy finalist Andre Akpan ’08-09, as well as
three Harvard players who were selected at the MLS Superdraft
(Akpan, Michael Fucito ’07-08 and Kwaku Nyamekye
During his career as an assistant coach, Junot has coached
five conference players of the year and 11 players drafted into MLS
professional soccer. In addition, College Soccer
News named him as a Top Assistant Coaches honoree while at
Harvard in 2008.
In nine seasons as a Division I collegiate soccer coach, Junot
was a part of six conference championship teams. Prior to
coaching at Harvard, Junot coached for seven years at New Mexico.
He was an assistant coach for the Lobos from 2001 through 2005, and
then was promoted to associate head coach and held that position
until the spring of 2008.
A 2001 graduate of Furman, Junot was an all-region selection