Boys Varsity Soccer
Boys Varsity Soccer
The boys soccer team has advanced to the New England Tournament in nineteen of the last twenty-two years including a visit to the New England finals in 2010, semi-final appearances in 2016 and 2014, and a co-championship of Class A in 2002. The 2011, 2010, and 2006 (co-champions) teams won the Independent School League.
Of even greater significance is that the Nobles team has been recognized as an Academic All-American Team three times by the National Soccer Coaches of America for the combination of excellence displayed both academically and athletically.
Nobles has also had five players in recent years continue on to play at the professional level including Chris Tierney (New England Revolution), Michael Videira (Chicago Fire), David Mahoney (Chicago Fire), Andrew Terris (DC United), and Chris Cleary (German Club Team).
Steve GinsbergHead Coach At nobles since 2000
Steve Ginsberg is in his 13th year as head coach of the boys varsity soccer team. He also spent five years as head coach of the girls varsity soccer team. His combined record during that time is 189-61-32. In fourteen of his eighteen seasons with the boys and girls teams, the squads have advanced to the New England Tournament. They have also captured 6 ISL Championships, and a New England Class A Championship in 2003. Before coming to Nobles, Ginsberg coached in the men’s program at the Northfield Mount Hermon School and at Hobart College. He also runs the Eastern Mass Soccer Clinic, a camp for kids ages 4-16 in Wellesley. Ginsberg is a graduate of Needham High School, where he captained the Rockets in 1991. He went on to play four years and serve as captain at Williams College, where the team advanced to the Division III National Championship game. He currently holds an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He is also the Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the school.
Chris PrattAssistant Coach At nobles since 2015
Chris Pratt enters his third season as the assistant coach for the Bulldogs. A former Nobles captain, Pratt went on to play four years at Colby College. He served as Colby’s captain during his senior year and was selected as an all-NESCAC player. Chris also played professionally in Denmark before returning to coach at Nobles.