Mike Montross is beginning his third season at Georgetown. He joined the Hoya staff from Dickinson College where he was a four-year letterwinner and starter for the Red Devils. He is involved in all aspects of the program including coaching, scouting and marketing.
The 2012 season 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.
Individual accolades followed as a record four players were drafted by teams in the MLS including three Hoyas earning a spot in the MLS SuperDraft. Steve Neumann was a MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist and earned College Cup Most Outstanding Offensive Player, while Brandon Allen was named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Year as well as the national rookie of the year by a number of outlets. GU had two All-Americans as well as six All-BIG EAST honorees. Georgetown boasted its well-rounded student-athletes with Keon Parsa earning the Elite89 Award, given to the student-athlete at the College Cup with the highest GPA.
In his tenure at Georgetown, Montross has coached two All-Americans, seven regional All-Americans, one BIG EAST Player of the Year and nine All-BIG EAST honorees as well as the College Cup Most Outstanding Offensive Player.
Montross was a center midfielder and captain at Dickinson leading the squad to a pair of NCAA Division III Tournament appearances, the first two for the program, as well as three Centennial Conference Tournament berths.
While at Dickinson, Montross spent a semester abroad where he worked with Terence Morris of Regal FC Barcelona and trained with UDAF Sant Marti, a Spanish semi-pro club. Montross' additional international experience includes playing in Brazil and Italy.
In 2009, Montross played with the D.C. United Super-20 squad which went undefeated in conference play and advanced to the national semifinals.
He graduated on the Dean's List from Dickinson in 2011 with a bachelor's of arts in international business and management as well as a Spanish minor.
The local product went to Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School where he was a four-year letterwinner. Montross played club soccer with the Potomac Cougars and was coached by former Georgetown assistant Josh Shapiro. He was also a member of the Maryland Olympic Development team for six seasons. His ODP squad won Region 1 in 2005.
Outside of Georgetown, Montross coaches with the Bethesda Soccer Club. Montross resides in Bethesda, Md.