The Hoyas look to replace six MLS signees
Georgetown has the fourth-ranked recruiting class in the nation
Wiese and company named BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year
Hoyas are in the midst of spring play
NCAA Second Round Georgetown Men's Soccer 3, Hofstra 1 November 22, 1015 Shaw Field | Washington, D.C.
Last year, the Hoyas had an impressive season with a mark of 16-2-3 overall and 9-0-0 in BIG EAST Conference play, winning both the BIG EAST Conference regular season and championship titles. The tournament championship was the first in program history. Georgetown went on a program record 18-game unbeaten streak including a 14-game win streak. With the Blue & Gray failing to advance in penalty kicks in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, the unbeaten streak continues into 2016.
Individually, Brandon Allen became GU's first-ever MAC Hermann Trophy Finalist. He joined Joshua Yaro as an All-American and five Hoyas were regional All-Americans. In the BIG EAST, JT Marcinkowski was named the Freshman of the Year and Yaro earned Defender of the Year honors. Additionally, eight Hoyas were selected All-BIG EAST and the coaches won Staff of the Year honors for the third time in Gill's tenure.
Following the season, six players moved on to the MLS with Yaro being selected as the second overall pick and Keegan Rosenberry earning the third overall selection. Cole Seiler and Josh Turnley were also drafted. Allen and Alex Muyl both signed homegrown contracts for the first time in program history.
Georgetown broke onto the national stage in 2012, which will be remembered as the most successful in program history. The Hoyas went 19-4-3 with a mark of 6-2-0 in the BIG EAST Conference. The squad was the third overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the 19 wins were the most in program history. The Hoyas were the BIG EAST Blue Division Champions, the BIG EAST Championship runners-up and advanced to the national championship game in penalty kicks in a thrilling game against the University of Maryland after Georgetown began the season unranked.
In his tenure at Georgetown, Gill has coached has coached 14 players that have signed with an MLS squad, one Hermann Trophy finalist, three Hermann Trophy semifinalists, nine All-Americans, 22 regional All-Americans, nine BIG EAST Players of the Year and 30 All-BIG EAST honorees as well as the College Cup Most Outstanding Offensive Player. On the academic side, GU has had one Academic All-American, one BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete and one Elite89 Award winner.
The team has seen unprecedented success with five NCAA Tournament berths. The squad has also won four BIG EAST Regular Season Championships, one BIG EAST Tournament Championship and been ranked among the top 25 in all five seasons, including a stint in the No. 1 position.
Gill served an assistant coach at Seattle University for one season helping build the program in its first season of Division I in 2009. Seattle finished the season in the top four in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation that year.
He was also an assistant coach at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., for two seasons prior as the Leopards reached the Patriot League Conference Tournament in 2007 and 2008.
Gill was a two-time team MVP at Rider University, helping the team reach the MAAC championship game in 2000 and 2003. He also played goalkeeper for the Brooklyn Knights of the USL's Premier Development League from 2001-03.
Gill has a USSF `B' License as well as an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and a National Goalkeepers Diploma.
He is currently working with Bethesda-Olney Academy which is part of the United States Soccer Development Academy.
Gill graduated magna cum laude from Rider with a degree in secondary education and history. He earned his master's degree at Georgetown University in sports industry management.
Gill resides in Arlington, Va.