Published: Feb. 21, 2019

Joe Ahearn named Michigan State assistant men’s soccer coach

Contact(s): Matt Larson Athletics office: (517) 355-2271

Michigan State University announced Tuesday the hiring of Joe Ahearn as assistant men's soccer coach. Ahearn replaces Cale Wassermann who became the head coach at SIUE.

A graduate of DePaul in 2000, Ahearn was promoted to associate head coach for Northwestern in 2016 and in his six seasons played a key role in recruiting and player development. Ahearn was a key recruiter for Northwestern's No. 25-ranked recruiting class in 2018 (by Top Drawer Soccer) and coached multiple Wildcats to Big Ten Conference postseason honors, including five players to All-Big Ten selections and seven players to All-Freshman Team selections.

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