Long-time EMU men's soccer coach Roger Mast has announced the hiring of Justin Carey as his program's new graduate assistant.
Carey recently graduated from the University of Mary Washington, where he capped his career with a First Team All-America award from the United Soccer Coaches. He was also named First Team All-Region, and was the Capital Athletic Conference as well as Virginia Sports Information Directors Player of the Year.
After a preseason exhibition against D-I Virginia Military Institute on Aug. 24, the Royals open their regular season the following weekend with the EMU/Bridgewater Soccer Classic. As part of that, Eastern Mennonite will host York (Pa.) on Aug. 30 followed by William Peace on Aug. 31.
Name & Hometown: Justin Carey, Leesburg, Va.
Undergraduate: University of Mary Washington (2019), Business Administration
Collegiate Awards: two-time Capital Athletic Conference Champion...two-time Academic All-America...United Soccer Coaches First Team All-America in 2018
Master's Program at EMU: Master in Business Administration
Quote from Coach Roger Mast: I am excited to have Justin join our men's soccer coaching staff as my lead assistant. Justin has just completed a successful playing career at UMW. He brings to us a strong understanding of the game played at a high level and the ability to relate well with players. His work ethic and familiarity with the soccer community in the region will be an asset to our recruiting efforts and preparation for our matches. Justin will be involved in all aspects of the soccer program.