Mark McDevitt was announced as assistant coach of the women's soccer team in June, 2018, and begins his second season with the program in 2019.
Harvard posted a 7-7-1 mark in 2018, including a 4-2-1 third-place record in Ivy League play. Leah Mohammadi and Murphy Agnew led four All-Ivy selections with first team accolades, as Harvard tallied six shutouts and scored 19 goals on the season.
McDevitt joins the Crimson after five seasons at Boston College, including the last two as associate head coach. While with the Eagles, he helped the program to two NCAA Tournament appearances, including a 2013 trip to the elite eight. McDevitt served as the recruiting coordinator for the program, helping to bring in three-consecutive top-25 classes from 2016-18.
Prior to his time at Boston College, McDevitt spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Boston University, and in leadership roles with Global Premier Soccer (GPS) in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He was also on the coaching staff of the Boston Renegades in the women's professional league for three seasons, including as the head coach in 2007.
A graduate of the University of Ulster, Magee in 2000, McDevitt helped lead his team to a national championship in college, and two in high school. He also represented Northern Ireland's national team at the youth levels, and was selected for the Ireland Universities National team his senior year at Ulster, Magee. McDevitt holds a USSF B-license.