Tim Wheaton has been an administrator in Harvard's Department of Athletics since 2005 and currently serves as an Associate Director of Athletics after serving as an Assistant Director from 2005 to July 2010. At Harvard since 1985, Wheaton arrived after a two-year stint at Princeton to become an assistant women's soccer and men's lacrosse coach with the Crimson under current Nichols Family Director of Athletics Bob Scalise.
In 1987 he was named head coach of women's soccer and served in that capacity through the 2004 season. A former Soccer Buzz Magazine National Coach of the Year, Wheaton guided Harvard to eight NCAA Tournaments and four Ivy League championships in 18 years. He posted an overall record of 167-94-27 (.627) with a 79-32-11 record in the Ancient Eight.
A 1983 graduate of Drew University in Madison, N.J., Wheaton was a four-year letterman in soccer and lacrosse. His career highlights include three soccer Regional All-America accolades and graduating with eight school scoring records in lacrosse. He was named Drew's Athlete of the Year in 1983, and was inducted as a member of the inaugural class into his alma mater's Athletic Hall of Fame in October of 1991
Wheaton is married to Sarah Flatley and the couple reside in Lexington with their daughter, Emmeline, and sons, James and Justus.