Masaki Hemmi was named an assistant coach for the University of Denver men's soccer program in February of 2018. Hemmi previously servied two seasons with the program as the volunteer assistant.
Hemmi debuted on the Pioneers' staff with helping the National Coaching Staff of the Year to the 2016 College Cup. In his time on the staff as a volunteer, Hemmi assisted in the tactical game plan and with game-film preperation.
The Tokyo, Japan, native also has a six-year stint with the Real Colorado Developmental Academy on his coaching resume, working with teams from U-12 to U-19. Hemmi, who received his BS in petroleum engineering, played his college soccer from 2005-09 at the Colorado School of Mines and the University of New Mexico. During his playing days, Hemmi was a two-time captain for the Colorado Rapids U-23s, and made a PDL Playoff appearance with the club. Hemmi has also played for the Portland Timbers U-23s (2009), in the MLS Reserve League for the Colorado Rapids (2010) and for international professional clubs in Germany (2010) and Latvia (2011). His latest stints in professional soccer came in the USL for Sevilla FC Puerto Rico (2011) and the Rochester Rhinos (2012).
M. Soccer / 3/13/2018 Callum Stretch Added to 2018 Roster
M. Soccer / 3/2/2018 Hamilton and Underwood Receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
M. Soccer / 2/28/2018 Denver Men’s Soccer Announces 2018 Spring Slate
M. Soccer / 2/22/2018 Franks Promotes Hemmi; Hires Haines as New Assistants
M. Soccer / 2/12/2018 Denver Men's Soccer Adds Six to 2018 Roster
M. Soccer / 2/7/2018 Signing Day Central
M. Soccer / 1/19/2018 Smith Taken No. 18 Overall by Sporting KC in MLS SuperDraft
M. Soccer / 12/22/2017 Graham Smith Invited to 2018 MLS Combine
M. Soccer / 12/14/2017 Smith Earns United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Honors
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M. Soccer / 12/07/2017 Smith Tabbed CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America
M. Soccer / 12/04/2017 Denver Places Three on All-West Region Team
M. Soccer / 11/29/2017 Denver Puts Five on Academic All-League Team
M. Soccer / 11/11/2017 [-/30] Denver Falls to Omaha on Penalties in the Summit League Final
M. Soccer / 11/10/2017 Denver Places Three on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team