Assoc. Men's Head Soccer Coach Jake Ouimet Named Duquesne Head Coach
April 4, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington University men's soccer program has announced that associate head coach Jake Ouimet has been named the men's soccer head coach at Duquesne University.
Ouimet, 33, served as an assistant and then as associate GW head coach under George Lidster for seven seasons (1999-05) before accepting his first collegiate head coaching position with the Atlantic 10 rival Dukes.
While at GW, Ouimet served as the program's recruiting coordinator and primary assistant in day-to-day operations, including match preparations, field coaching, player development, on-field training and fundraising.
Twelve Colonials earned All-Conference honors under Ouimet's direction. He also helped guide the program to two A-10 Championships including the team's first-ever title in 2002.
Ouimet holds two diplomas from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). He has received both his national and advanced national diplomas from the organization.
A standout player at the University of Maine from 1992-96, he was the 1992 North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Year.
Ouimet holds the Maine record for career goals and was a three-time regional All-America. He graduated from Maine in 1996 with a degree in business administration.
Ouimet began his coaching career in 1997 as an assistant with the boys varsity soccer team at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA, where he coached for two seasons.
As a player in the professional ranks, Ouimet competed for the Worcester Wildfire of the A-League from 1997-98, leading the team in points and goals. He was named to the A-League Team of the Week on July 20, 1997. Ouimet also played for the Cape Cod Crusaders of the USISL from 1998-99 and led the squad in points and goals. He was named the USISL Player of the Week on July 8, 1998.
In addition to his collegiate coaching, Ouimet has also been the head coach of the Sterling United Soccer Club, a highly-competitive team, ranked in the top three in Virginia.