Read the PAPrepLive story, featuring Mitchell Hark, Luke Macaione, and Asher Laackman.
- Meet the Coach
- Team News
- 2019 Season Recap
- Collegiate Athletes
The Haverford School's varsity soccer program has won four conference titles, three PAISAA State Championships, and four national rankings since 2011. In 2014, the team finished #10 in the nation. Numerous players have received all-conference, all-state, and all-region status, highlighted by back-to-back Gatorade Players of the year in 2011 and 2012. The 2014 team also won the NSCAA Ethics Award.
Dan Keefe is head coach of the varsity program. For six years, he coached under the direction of Bill Brady, whose teams won four Inter-Ac Championships and three PAISAA Championships. In his inaugural 2018-19 season, Coach Keefe's team won the Inter-Ac and was ranked as high as 10th nationally.
Keefe played soccer in Cincinnati, Ohio, and matriculated to Wake Forest University.
In addition to his work with the soccer team, Dan is an Upper School English teacher, coordinator for the Edward R. Hallowell Literary Lecture, and a part-time poet/writer.
The Haverford School Athletic Department recognizes its All-Inter-Ac individual performers from the fall 2019 season. Team highlights from the fall season include Inter-Ac Championships in golf and water polo and an appearance/second place finish in the 2019 PAISAA soccer championship game.
By Tom Utescher, Chestnut Hill Local
With less than 20 minutes to go in last Thursday’s Pennsylvania Independent Schools soccer semifinal, it looked like host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy would be returning to the tournament finals to try and capture its third championship in a row. Read the story >
The Haverford School boys’ soccer team scored twice in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit and beat Springside Chestnut Hill, 2-1, in the PAISAA semifinals on Thursday. Joe Pariano tied the game with 16 minutes remaining and Asher Laackman scored less than five minutes later to give the Fords the lead. Haverford will face the Kiski School in the PAISAA final on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Read the story >
By Bruce Adams, PAPrepLive.com
The senior central midfielder has been a potent two-way performer for the Fords’ soccer team. In his last five games (as of Oct. 28), Macaione has dished out five assists, plus he has scored a number of key goals for the Fords throughout the season. fall, Macaione received second team All-Inter-Ac and All-Main Line soccer honors as a key member of Haverford’s Inter-Ac champions. Ford head coach said, “Luke has dominated as a central midfielder and helped our team find its offensive identity. He is a servant leader and a model student at our school.” Outside the pitch, Macaione spoke recently to the Haverford Upper School as a student leader of the Character Mentorship Program – a group dedicated to mentoring students that have committed honor code violations. Read the story >
Colgate Camp: July 6-9
Tryouts: Aug. 19-21*
Beach Weekend: Aug. 23-25
ESF Dream Camp Orientation: 9 a.m. Temple University – Monday, July 1
Haverford Play Day: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. @ The Haverford School – Sunday, July 21
*Tryouts will take from 8:30-10:30 and 1:30-3:30. After decisions are made regarding varsity, the JV players will continue to practice for single sessions on Thursday and Friday at a time to be determined by Kevin Tryon. The varsity will play a scrimmage on Thursday the 22nd and then head down the shore for team bonding. We will return on Saturday morning.
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Coach: Daniel Keefe
Overall Record: 13-8
League Record: 6-4
- PAISAA State runner-up
- Secured 1000th win in the School's soccer program history in Nov. 5
- Placed second in the Inter-Ac
- The defense, the best in the Inter-Ac, allowed only five goals during the season
- Will Boyes and Luke Macaione will play in college
All-Inter-Ac First Team:
Haverford School graduates have gone on to play at several premier institutions. Collegiate athletes from the past five graduating classes are:
Griffin Wada-University of Chicago
Will Micheletti-Franklin & Marshall
Nick Pippis-Haverford College
Scott Marshall-Trinity College
Bobby Stratts-Skidmore College
Will Baltrus-Occidental College
Nik Golz-Connecticut College
Senan Farrelly-Notre Dame
Sam Bowen-Randolph Macon