Duke Blue Devils men's soccer
The Duke Blue Devils men's soccer team represents Duke University in the ACC and in all other men's NCAA Division I Soccer competitions. They won their first and only NCAA tournament in 1986, co-captained by their current head coach, John Kerr Jr. and Mike Linenberger. Facilities included both turf and grass fields, a newly constructed weight room and training room (as of fall 2016), and a student-athlete academic advising facility. John Kerr Jr. is assisted by Michael Brady and Chris Rich.
|Duke Blue Devils Men's Soccer|
|2019 Duke Blue Devils men's soccer team|
|Head coach||John Kerr, Jr. (12th season)|
|Stadium||Koskinen Stadium |
|Colors||Royal Blue and White|
|NCAA Tournament championships|
|NCAA Tournament runner-up|
|NCAA Tournament College Cup|
|1982, 1986, 1992, 1995, 2004|
|NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals|
|1982, 1986, 1992, 1995, 2004, 2006|
|NCAA Tournament Round of 16|
|1980, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2017, 2018|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|1972, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2018|
|Conference Tournament championships|
|1999, 2005, 2006|
|Conference Regular Season championships|
|1980, 1982, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2006|
Updated August 20, 2019
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Athletic Director||Kevin White|
|Head Coach||John Kerr, Jr.|
|Associate Head Coach||Michael Brady|
The facility that the Blue Devils Men's Soccer Team uses to play their matches. The stadium holds 7,000 and seats 4,500. The players play on Bermuda grass. The field is 75x120 yards. There are two locker rooms and a field house inside the stadium. In January 2015, there was a new press box revealed during a grand opening called Kennedy Tower, which was dedicated in honor of Chris and Ana Kennedy. Chris is the Duke Senior Deputy Director of Athletes. The Kennedy Tower, offers press boxes and hospitality suites at the top of Koskinen Stadium. In the fall of 2015, the new Track and Field facility opened on the opposite side of Kennedy Tower. Koskinen Stadium is home for Duke Men's Soccer, Duke Women's Soccer, Duke Men's Lacrosse, and Duke Women's Lacrosse.
In addition to Koskinen Stadium, Duke boasts an exceptional training ground (751 Practice Fields). 751 has 1 full size grass field and an additional 18-yard box designed specifically for shooting and goalie training. The team's practice locker rooms are located in the Murray Building, next to Koskinen stadium, In the fall of 2016, Duke renovated the Murray building weight room into a world-class olympic quality training facility. The facility includes a smoothie bar, rehydration station, and 30+ fully operation weight racks. Additionally, the Murray building's updated film room has a 100-inch projector screen with 60 movie theater quality armchairs.
The Blue Devil's have been one of the successful programs with recruiting since 2010. Seven of the last eight recruiting classes have been ranked inside the top 25 nationally. That doesn't change in 2017 as Duke's incoming class has been ranked 11th by College Soccer News. For a more in depth look at Duke's 2017 incoming freshman class, click here.
|High-School Graduating Year||National Ranking|
Alumni in the prosEdit
|Seo-In Kim||BOV Premier League||Qormi FC|
|Jeremy Ebobisse||2016||MLS||Portland Timbers|
|Zach Mathers||2015||MLS||Seattle Sounders|
|Sean Davis||2014||MLS||New York Red Bulls|
|Sebastian Ibeagha||2013||MLS||Houston Dynamo|
|Andrew Wenger||2012||MLS||Houston Dynamo|
|Ryan Finley||2012||Superettan||IFK Värnamo|
|Christian Ibeagha||2010||NASL||North Carolina FC|
|Darrius Barnes||2008||NASL||New York Cosmos|
|Zach Pope||2007||USL PDL||Austin Aztex|
|Mike Grella||2006||MLS||New York Red Bulls|
- "Colors". Duke University Communications Brand Guide. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
- "Duke Men's Soccer - 2019 Roster". goduke.com. Duke University Athletics. Retrieved August 20, 2019.