Catholic University of America

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Travis Beauchamp

Beauchamp Highlights


Four Landmark Conference championships (2009, 2010, 2014, 2019)


Five NCAA Tournament appearances (2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2019)


Three-time Landmark Conference Coach of the Year (2008, 2011, 2019)


School-record 18 wins in 2019


School-record 14 shutouts in 2019


School-record 59 goals in 2019


43 all-conference selections (32 first team)


Two LC Offensive Players of the Year (Michael Brennan, 2011; Ben Alexander, 2019)


Three LC Defensive Players of the Year (Kevin Romano, 2012; Ben Fernandez, 2013; Ryan Kennedy, 2019)


One LC Rookie of the Year (Michael DiMarco, 2008)


13 all-region selections


Three All-Americans (Matt Brady (1st), 2009; Ben Alexander (1st), 2019; Jack Long (HM), 2019)


Beauchamp enters his 14th season as the head men's soccer coach in 2020-21.


In 13 seasons, Beauchamp has posted 145 wins, the third-most in the Landmark Conference since it began in 2007-08. He has also totaled 57 conference victories which is second only to Drew's Lenny Armuth. A three-time Landmark Conference Coach of the Year, he has coached 43 all-conference selections, including a league-best 32 first team honorees. He has had two players named Offensive Player of the Year, three Defensive Player of the Year and one Rookie of the Year. Catholic has also boasted 13 all-region and three All-American selections.


Beauchamp earned his third Landmark Conference Coach of the Year award in 2019, leading the Cardinals to a school-record 18 wins, their league-leading fourth Landmark Confefence championship and fifth appearance in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship. The team was ranked as high as No. 10 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll on Oct. 15, 2019, had four all-region selections, two All-Americans and the Landmark Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year.


Beauchamp has led the Cardinals to the finals of the Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Championship in eight of his 13 seasons, including 2018. That year, the team finished the regular season with a seven-game unbeaten streak with six shutouts, outscoring opponents, 14-1. Catholic finished the year with a record of 11-6-2 overall and 5-1-1 in the league, earning the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.


Beauchamp earned his 100th career victory on Sept. 30, 2015 with a 1-0 road victory over No. 20 Salisbury.


Over a four-year period from 2011-14, Beauchamp led the Cardinals to a record of 49-21-9 overall and a mark of 23-3-3 in the Landmark Conference, two appearances in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship, national rankings in 2011 and 2013, a conference title in 2014 and a spot in the finals in 2011.


In 2014, Catholic advanced to its second-straight NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship while picking up its first-ever win with a 2-0 victory over Coast Guard in the first round on Nov. 15, 2014. The team advanced to the NCAA tournament after winning its third conference title and first since 2010 with a shootout victory over Merchant Marine at home. The Cardinals finished 10-5-6 overall and 6-1-1 in the Landmark Conference.


A year earlier, Catholic posted a 12-6-2 record and was ranked at No. 24 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll on Nov. 5, 2013. The team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament after securing the No. 1 seed in the Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Championship with a 5-1-1 record and wins against automatic qualifiers Greensboro and Susquehanna.


Beauchamp led the Cardinals to 13 wins in 2012, including a 1-0 victory over No. 19 Scranton at home on Oct. 20, 2012. Catholic finished with a 13-6 record overall with three of those losses coming by just one goal against No. 9 Messiah, No. 16 Susquehanna and No. 25 Scranton. The team went 6-1 in conference contests, earning the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.


Beauchamp earned his second Landmark Conference Coach of the Year award in 2011 after Catholic advanced to the league championship game for the fourth consecutive season. The team finished the year with a 14-4-1 record, posting an 11-game unbeaten streak from Sept. 24, 2011 to Nov. 1, 2011, going 10-0-1 to earn the top-seed in the Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Championship.


The Cardinals won back-to-back titles and earned two trips to the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship in 2009 and 2010. They were the first team in league history to win consecutive championships, edging Merchant Marine on penalty kicks in 2010 when they went 11-6-4. Two of their losses came to No. 10 Johns Hopkins, 1-0, and No. 2 Ohio Wesleyan, 2-1, in the NCAA first round.


Catholic captured their first conference championship in 2009 when the third-seeded Cardinals defeated fourth-seeded Scranton 3-0 in the title game at home. They finished with a school record 16 wins, posting a 16-4-1 record and a mark of 5-1-1 in the conference.


Beauchamp earned his first Landmark Conference Coach of the Year award in 2008 when he led Catholic to 14 wins after posting a 6-10 record the year before. The Cardinals advanced to the conference final as the No. 4 seed, upsetting top-seeded Drew on the road in the semifinals after posting a 3-4 record in the regular season.


Off the field, Beauchamp served as a member of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Committee from 2011-16, serving as chair of the Mid-Atlantic Region. In 2014, he was selected as the committee’s national chair.


Prior to Catholic, Beauchamp worked as an assistant coach at Merchant Marine for three seasons from 2004-06. The Mariners posted a 46-12-4 record during his tenure and the coaching staff was honored with the Skyline Conference Coaching Staff of the Year award in 2004. That year, USMMA went 19-3 overall and 8-1 in conference play while being ranked as high as No. 6 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll. The Mariners earned the top seed in the eight-team ECAC Metro Championship.


Beauchamp served as the Mariners' goalkeeper coach and had three All-Skyline Conference selections, including Joseph Halverson who was named to the first team in 2005 and 2006.


A 1999 graduate of Washington College, Beauchamp was a standout performer and four-year player in men's soccer and baseball who was inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 12, 2013. He was a three-time All-Centennial Conference selection in soccer, earning first team honors as a junior and senior. He also earned second team all-region honors as a senior and finished his career with 367 saves, 15 shutouts, a 1.43 goals-against average and an .805 saves percentage. He was also an All-Centennial Conference selection in baseball, earning first team honors as a senior.


Beauchamp was recognized with the College’s Thomas Reeder Spedden Medal as a senior and remained at Washington College for an additional two years, earning his Master’s degree and serving as a graduate assistant for men's soccer.


A native of Warsaw, Va., Beauchamp was inducted into the Christchurch School Hall of Fame in 2015.


Beauchamp resides in Arlington, Va., with his wife, Dimitry, their son, Wilton, and their daughter, Eleanor.

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Joao Brusamolin

Brusamolin joined as an as an assistant coach at Catholic in 2019 as the team's graduate assistant.


Brusamolin took a leading role coaching the team's goalkeepers, and helped junior Jack Long earn United Soccer Coaches All-American Third Team honors after a breakout 2019 season.


A 2019 graduate of the University of the District of Columbia, Brusamolin played three seasons as goalkeeper for the Division II Firebirds from 2016-19. He appeared in 37 career games while making 25 starts and totaling an 11-15-1 record with a 1.90 goals against average. He finished with 74 saves, five shutouts and a .583 saves percentage.


Brusamolin posted his best season as a junior in 2017, playing in 17 games with 12 starts and posting an 8-5 record with a 1.49 GAA, three shutouts and a .627 saves percentage as UDC went 15-7 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship. After being picked to finish sixth in the East Coast Conference Preseason Poll, the Firebirds advanced to the conference championship game before falling to No. 5 LIU Post.


As a senior, Brusamolin appeared in 12 games while making eight starts as UDC received the highest-ever national ranking in program history when the Firebirds were ranked at No. 16 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll.


In addition to his playing experience at UDC, Brusamolin has played for the West Virginia Chaos and Evergreen Football Club in the USL League Two premier development league. He also played for the Limerick Football Club in Limerick, Ireland of the League of Ireland Second Division and Santaritense Futebol Clube in Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Brusamolin served as the goalkeeper coach at UDC this past spring and has served as the technical director for the District of Columbia Youth Futbol Club since March 2017. He was also an assistant coach for DC Stoddert in Washington, D.C., coaching college players and U17 goalkeepers, as well as Santaritense Futebol Clube, coaching U15 and U17 goalkeepers in the Brazilian League.


Brusamolin, who speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish, was a research assistant for the Center for Biomechanical and Rehabilitation Laboratory while at UDC. He was also a recipient of the Lockheed Martin Fellowship for the Department of Electrical Engineering and Xerox Research Fellowship for the Center for Biomechanical and Rehabilitation Laboratory.

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