position Head Coach
Experience Fifth Season
Hometown Warren, Mich.
Alma Mater Indiana
Brian Maisonneuve, former associate head coach of the Indiana men’s soccer program and former member of the U.S. National Team and Columbus Crew, was named head men’s soccer coach at The Ohio State University April 23, 2018. He is headed into his fifth season as head coach of the Scarlet and Gray in the Fall of 2022.
One of the top assistants in all of college soccer prior to joining the Ohio State staff just prior to the 2018 campaign, wherever Maisonneuve has coached, success has followed. He helped guide the Hoosiers to the 2012 NCAA National Championship, a NCAA runner-up finish in 2017, the 2010 Big Ten Regular Season Title as well as the 2013 Big Ten Tournament Championship.
In all, Maisonneuve helped lead Indiana to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, including two College Cups and four NCAA Sweet 16 appearances. An All-American during his playing days for the Hoosiers (1991-94), Maisonneuve was a part of Todd Yeagley’s staff for nine years, coaching nine All-Americans as well as 22 players who have gone on to play professional soccer, including 14 in MLS.
Maisonneuve was named the NSCAA Assistant Coach of the Year for the Great Lakes Region in 2012 and 2015. In 2016, he was named one of the Top 12 assistants in the nation for the third-consecutive year and fifth time in his career. Since 2010, the Hoosiers had 21 players named first team All-Big Ten and 50 student-athletes earn Big Ten honors. IU players also have earned nine conference player of the year accolades. The Hoosiers also have excelled in the classroom, compiling 102 Academic All-Big Ten honors.
Prior to his return to Bloomington, Maisonneuve was on staff at the University of Louisville from 2008-09. During his two seasons, the Cardinals were 24-11-4 overall and 13-7-1 in Big East play with two NCAA Tournament appearances.
Maisonneuve spent four years as an assistant coach with the U.S. U-17 National Team in Florida. He also served as an assistant coach for the U.S. U-20 National Team in 2007 during the CONCACAF qualification process and coached the U-20s in the 2007 FIFA World Cup in Canada.
Before joining the coaching ranks, Maisonneuve had a decorated playing career. He spent nine seasons with the Columbus Crew from 1996-2004 and was a member of the United States’ 1998 World Cup team, appearing in all three matches. He also was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team, leading the squad with a pair of goals in the tournament.
Maisonneuve, a native of Warren, Mich., is one of the top players in Indiana soccer history. Playing alongside Todd Yeagley, under legendary coach Jerry Yeagley, he earned All-America honors as a junior and senior and was named the Hermann Trophy winner in 1994. A two-time Big Ten Player of the Year, Maisonneuve finished his career with 44 goals and 22 assists and led Indiana to a pair of NCAA College Cup appearances and back-to-back Big Ten regular-season titles. During his four years at Indiana the Hoosiers were 73-15-7. He also was a four-time All-Big Ten selection and three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. Maisonneuve earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana.
Maisonneuve and his wife Diania have two children, Jacob and Emma.
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