July 30, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio Soccer has added Stephanie Demake to its staff, the program announced recently. Demake will serve as an assistant coach beginning in the upcoming 2012 season.
“Stephanie has played, coached and helped produce successful results at high levels both collegiately and at the club level,” said Head Coach Stacy Strauss. “She will bring a youthful passion and enthusiasm as well as a solid defensive expertise to our staff. We are excited to welcome her and quickly incorporate her into the fold.”
Demake was a three-year student-athlete at Worcester State University, where she was a two-time MASCAC All-Conference selection (2007, 2009). In her first year as a Lancer, she helped the team capture the MASCAC Championship and advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Demake was a team captain as a senior.
Demake spent her freshman campaign at the University of Hartford, where she helped the Hawks capture the 2006 America East Championship. She played four years of varsity soccer at Auburn H.S., serving as captain as a junior and senior. Demake holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Diploma.
An assistant coach at Wheaton College for two years prior to coming to Ohio, Demake has also recently spent time coaching U11 and U12 girls in the NEFC. She earned her NSCAA advanced diploma in 2012.
Ohio opens the 2012 season with a home exhibition against Eastern Kentucky on Aug. 12. The Bobcats will play their first regular-season game of the year at Wright State on Aug. 17.