Ray Leone was named the ninth head coach in the history of Maryland women’s soccer on Jan. 13, 2016.
A native of Severna Park, Md., Leone carries a wealth of experience with over 20 years as a collegiate head coach. He has accumulated 282 wins, which ranks 21st among active Division I head coaches. He has been named a conference coach of the year twice; in the ACC at Clemson in 2000 and in 2014 at Harvard.
Leone’s nine-year tenure at Harvard was highlighted by five appearances in the NCAA Tournament and five Ivy League Championships. Three Crimson players were honored as Ivy League Player of the Year under Leone with four earning Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors.
He coached 22 first-team All-Ivy League selections along with 16 second team all-league players. Leone also developed 12 NSCAA All-Region selections,
Academically, Leone’s teams have performed well, with two Academic All-Americans and 11 Ivy All-Academic selections during his tenure.