BREVARD, N.C. – Brevard men's soccer coach Bob Winch announced on Tuesday the addition of Juan Mascaro Jr. as the team's assistant coach.
Mascaro Jr., who served as the Tornado women's soccer goalkeeper coach during the 2017 campaign, helped the unit earn its most wins (11) in the NCAA era.
"We are very pleased and fortunate to be able to have Juan Mascaro Jr. join our staff and team," said Winch. "He has experience in all facets of college soccer coaching and will be an asset to all the student-athletes in the program."
With Mascaro Jr.'s tutelage Brevard capped off the season with an NCAA program record seven shutouts, which included triumphs over St. Andrew's (3-0), Emory & Henry (3-0), Agnes Scott (2-0), Agnes Scott (4-0), LaGrange (2-0), Berea (3-0) and Wesleyan (3-0).
Those shutouts also allowed the Tornado women's soccer program notch the lowest goals against average (1.1) in the school's NCAA history.
Prior to returning to his alma mater, Mascaro Jr. served as the assistant men's soccer coach at Emory & Henry in 2016. Along with recruiting, scheduling and various administrative duties, he also served as the goalkeeper coach. Mascaro Jr. was an integral part of the staff that helped the Wasps to their second-best season in the program's 24-year history as they finished the campaign 10-8-1.
Mascaro Jr. earned his bachelor of arts in business and organizational leadership degree from Brevard in the spring of 2016. He also has United States Soccer Federation coaching license (E, F levels), a National Goalkeeper Certification and is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Mascaro Jr. is currently pursuing his master's degree in sports management at Georgia Southern.
A four-year member of the men's soccer team as the goalkeeper, Mascaro Jr. was the team's captain in 2014-15. He appeared in seven contests, logging 318 minutes, made 30 saves and finished with an 0-2-1 record.
For more information on Brevard men's soccer check out www.bctornados.com.