2018 Soccer Schedule
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In his first season on the sidelines at H-SC in 2017, the Tigers improved by four wins overall and within conference play. H-SC returned to the ODAC Tournament after a two-year hiatus, earning the #5 seed a year after finishing in 11th place. The Tigers recorded their first victory over Virginia Wesleyan University for the first time since 2006. The team’s 10 wins marked just the second double-digit win season since 2010.
Coach DiNuzzo came to Hampden-Sydney after spending the last four seasons as the head coach of the University of Maine at Farmington. DiNuzzo took over a Maine Farmington team that won just two games, and he was able to triple that win total in his third year while also reaching the conference semifinals for the first time since 2011. Additionally, he had the most all-conference honorees since 2011.
Prior to his time at Maine-Farmington, DiNuzzo was an assistant coach at ODAC-rival Lynchburg College (2011-13) and the University of Mary Washington (2009-11).
Henry Ametti joined the Hampden-Sydney Soccer coaching staff in the summer of 2017, joining the Tigers after a four-year playing career under Coach DiNuzzo at University of Maine Farmington. He graduated from UMF in 2017 with a degree in General Studies and a minor in International Studies.
“We could not be more excited to have Henry joining the program. He’s an excellent young coach that will work tirelessly to make sure our players have a great experience here at Hampden-Sydney and reach their potential in every way,” said Coach DiNuzzo. Ametti has a USSF “D” License and has head coaching experience with theWestern Maine United U17 team. This past spring, he assisted with coordinating recruiting and organizing and leading the spring season at UMF. Ametti has served as a Division Leader at Bridgton Academy Sports Camp since 2014.
At UMF, he was a four-year starter on defense and served as a captain as a junior and senior. He was named to the NAC All-Tournament team in 2015 after leading UMF to the conference semifinals. Ametti appeared in 70 games while starting 69, tallying four goals and one assist.
Soccer Head Coach Tommy DiNuzzo has hired Mac Phillips as Assistant Soccer Coach on May 21, 2018.
Phillips comes to Hampden-Sydney from North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where he served as the goalkeeper coach since September.
During his time at NIC, he also was a goalkeeper coach for the Spokane Shadow/Sounders Soccer Club
He graduated from The College of William & Mary in 2016 where he was a goalkeeper on the soccer team. He tied the school record for single-season shutouts with nine as a freshman in 2013, earning Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team honors. The Tribe earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament in 2013