Dave Clawson signed a long-term extension to stay Wake Forest’s soccer coach, the school announced on Friday night.
Particulars of the multiyear contract haven’t been disclosed at the moment.
“Dave Clawson is an elite coach, chief and program builder and we’re excited to announce this reaffirmation of his long-term dedication to Wake Forest College,” mentioned director of athletics John Currie. “Our want is for him to complete his teaching profession as Wake Forest’s all-time winningest coach. Coach Clawson and his employees have introduced an unprecedented quantity of success to Demon Deacon soccer and he’s actually one of many elite coaches within the nation. Due to his management, our soccer student-athletes have skilled a school-record six-straight bowl video games whereas persevering with to boost the usual of excellence within the classroom and group.”
The Demon Deacons are 9–2 up to now this season, and with a win over Boston School on Saturday, they’ll clinch a spot within the ACC Championship sport. Clawson is 49–47 in his eight seasons with this system, however is the primary coach with a profession successful report in Winston-Salem since D.C. Walker (1937-50). He is one among 5 coaches to perform this in program historical past.
Clawson talked about in a press release that the Demon Deacons are headed to a program-record sixth-straight bowl sport after being positioned at No. 18 within the newest School Soccer Playoff rankings.
“Earlier this fall, John approached me concerning the College’s curiosity in extending our relationship and furthering the long-term funding in our program and employees,” Clawson mentioned. “Continuity of our employees has been a key issue within the success of our program and that is one other key step in guaranteeing that now we have the sources essential to compete for championships and maintain and improve the extent of success our student-athletes have achieved on and off the sector.”
To this point, this system is 15–2 at residence because the begin of the 2019 season and holds an ideal 6–0 residence report this marketing campaign.
Wake Forest-Boston School is slated to kickoff at midday E.T. on Saturday in Chestnut Hill, MA.
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