Cracas enters his sixth season as the head coach of the Hiram women’s soccer program in 2020.
Over Cracas' first five years with the women's soccer program, the Terriers have earned eight All-Ohio selections and 11 All-NCAC selections, including the first two First-Team All-NCAC selections in program history, Ally Green and Hannah Ward in 2018. Cracas' also coached the only two back-to-back All-Ohio selections in program history, Allie Glatt in 2015 and 2016, and Hannah Ward in 2018 and 2019.
Cracas' teams have also earned the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Team Academic award each year under his tenure, as well as five USC Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Awards dating back to 2015.
Prior to joining the Terriers, Cracas served as assistant coach, associate head coach, and strength and conditioning coordinator at Oberlin College for six seasons.
Cracas also owns and operates Quick Hands Goalkeeper Training, LLC., which specializes in goalkeeper training for goalies of all ages. Six goalkeepers who have trained with him have received and accepted Division I or Division II scholarships.
A graduate of Defiance College, Cracas served as the starting goalkeeper for the Yellow Jackets and earned All-Conference honors in 1994. He also participated in the Kendis National All-Star Game in 1995.
Cracas earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management from Defiance College in 1999 and his master’s degree in sports-exercise psychology from Argosy University in 2012.
Cracas is also a Certified Strength & Sports Conditioning Specialist, a Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist and a Certified Advanced Personal Trainer by the International Fitness Professionals Association.
A member of the United Soccer Coaches, Cracas and his wife, Kelly, reside in Avon Lake, Ohio with their four children.