CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mike Fucito, a 2009 graduate of Harvard College, has been added as the Men's Assistant Coach for Golf as announced by the Paul M. Weissman Director of Harvard Golf, Fred Schernecker '89. Fucito returns to Harvard after graduating as a highly-decorated member of the men's soccer program.
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".
Fucito also served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee from 2007-2009 and graduated with a degree in Psychology.
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.
An avid golfer, Mike was named the #16 ranked golfer by Golf Digest Magazine's list of Top 100 Professional Athlete Golfers (December 2015 issue).
Fucito now resides in Boston where he continues to pursue his passion of golf and serves as a PGA Apprentice at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.