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Rowland Introduced as Volunteer Assistant Coach of Men's Soccer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Former All-America forward Jeffrey Rowland has been named a volunteer assistant coach with the Harvard men’s soccer program, Jamie Clark, the Virginia B. and James O. Welch, Jr. ’52 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Soccer, announced Monday..

Rowland, who is also currently serving as a coach for the F.C. Greater Boston Bolts, most recently worked as a coach with the Rio Vista Youth from 2007-08, and an instructor at the University of New Mexico and Wilmington Hammerheads camps. From 2003-04, he coached in a similar capacity at the Notre Dame soccer camp.

A 2005 finalist for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, given to the nation’s top collegiate player, Rowland was a two-time All-America and Academic All-America honoree at New Mexico. He was the Mountain West Conference Co-Player of the Year in 2004 and a year later helped the Lobos place second at the NCAA tournament.

After graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from New Mexico in 2006, Rowland was drafted by Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer (MLS). In 2008, he signed with FC Dallas of the MLS as well as the Wilmington Hammerheads of the United Soccer League.

Photo of head coach Jamie Clark courtesy DSPics.com.