Martin Desmarais
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Martin Desmarais
Head Coach
Massachusettes Institute of Tech
Division 3

Martin Desmarais, a five-time NEWMAC Coach of the Year honoree and two-time United Soccer Coaches New England Regional Coach of the Year, enters his 11th season at the helm of MITs womens soccer program in 2018 after earning his 100th career victory back on September 6th, 2016. Desmarais took over as head coach of the team back in 2008. Desmarais first joined the program as an assistant coach in 2005. Since then, he has led MIT to four NEWMAC Championship titles, seven consecutive regular season crowns and eight NCAA tournament appearances, making it to the Sweet Sixteen in 2012 for the first time in program history and again in 2017. With a career record of 153-49-30, Desmarais is the program's all-time leader in wins and winning percentage and has the most postseason victoris with 16. Desmarais came to MIT from Framingham State University where he served as an assistant womens soccer coach. Prior to joining Framingham State, Desmarais worked as a media relations assistant for the Boston Breakers of the Womens United Soccer Association. A 1997 graduate of Stonehill College in North Easton, Mass., Desmarais was a member of Stonehills ice hockey team. He went on to earn a masters degree in media studies from The Pennsylvania State University in 1999. Desmarais has his NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, as well as NSCAA State and Regional Goalkeeping Diploma.