John Kerr

John Kerr

John Kerr

Title: Head Coach


John Kerr enters his seventh season as the head coach of the Duke men’s soccer team. Kerr, inducted into the Duke Sports Hall of Fame in 2004, replaced longtime coach John Rennie, who spent 29 seasons at the helm of the Blue Devil program. Under the guidance of Kerr, the Blue Devils have advanced to four NCAA Tournaments and to the round of 16 in 2009, collected eight NSCAA All-America awards, and a Hermann Trophy winner. Kerr, a 1987 graduate of Duke who captained the Blue Devils to the 1986 national championship, returned to his alma mater following nine seasons as the head coach at Harvard University.

While with the Crimson, Kerr compiled a ledger of 81-57-13 and earned trips to the NCAA Tournament in his last two campaigns.

During his tenure at Harvard, Kerr produced 15 first team All-Ivy League selections, three Ivy League Rookie of the Year choices and two Ivy League Player of the Year picks. In addition, the Crimson led the nation in scoring in 2006 en route to the Ivy League championship.

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