University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands Athletics Dept
7526 College Station Drive Williamsburg, KY 40769
NAIA Kentucky Midwest
Private Small National competitor

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Steve Hamilton

In 2020, Steve Hamilton enters his sixth season as Head Coach of the Patriots' Women's Soccer team and his 16th season coaching collegiately. Coach Hamilton has guided the Patriots to a 57-30-8 (21-10-5 Mid-South Conference) record, including a 3-5-0 mark in Mid-South Conference Tournament play.


Hamilton earned his first National Tournament win in 2019 with a 3-1 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday, November 22 in the Lakeland Bracket of the NAIA Opening Round.


Hamilton has had 12 players garner First Team All-Conference honors, 12 players receive Second Team All-Conference recognition, and three players to earn All-American Honorable Mentions; the only players to earn national recognition in program history. In 2017, Shara Randez became the first Patriot player in program history to be named the MSC Freshman of the Year. In addition to his success on the field, the Patriots have had 46 players earn Academic All-Conference accolades, while three players have been named NAIA Daktronics All-Americans.


Prior to UC, Hamilton spent eight seasons as the Head Coach of Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA. He was recognized as the Coach of the Year in 2007. He also coached ENC to its first-ever home conference (TCCC) playoff win in 2011, its first ECAC Tournament in school history in 2013, and its first-ever home conference playoff semifinal game in 2014. Previously, Coach Hamilton was at Genesee Community College in Batavia, NY where he went 20-16 in two seasons.


Hamilton began his career as a soccer player as well as a track and field athlete at Roberts Wesleyan College from 1996-1999. He graduated in 1999 with a degree in Education and Psychology. After graduating, he continued his playing career as a member of the United Soccer League (USL), playing for Frazier Valley in 2001.


Hamilton earned Advanced National and Premier Diplomas (2006-2011) and earned a World Football Academy Periodization Diploma in 2014. He also earned a Masters of Science in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from California University of Pennsylvania.


During his previous two coaching stints, he has coached 38 All-Conference players and one All-Region player.

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Clark Charlestin

Coach Clark Charlestin is entering his first season as the assistant coach with the Patriots since his hire over the summer of 2020.


Prior to joining Cumberlands, Charlestin, a native of Haiti, played international soccer for Haiti’s U17 World Cup and U19 Caribbean Cup teams. Additionally, Charlestin spent several years coaching women’s soccer at Waldorf and Briar Cliff Universities, both respected NAIA programs. Charlestin led his teams to three consecutive years of conference tournament appearances and an overall record of 32-19-5.


“It is a pleasure to join an athletic department that is so talented and accomplished. I am extremely excited to join the staff and meet the team.” Charlestin continues, “I am very thankful to Stephen Hamilton for this great opportunity”

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Quentin Boric

Quentin Boric comes to Cumberlands after recently graduating from Bridgewater College, where he was a three-year starter for their Men’s Soccer program. As a goalie, Boric amassed nearly 200 career saves, eight shutouts, and an impressive .818 save percentage.


Set to begin his coaching career at Cumberlands, Boric states, "I am thrilled to join the Women's Soccer coaching staff alongside Coach Hamilton and Coach Charlestin. It will be exciting to learn from two coaches that have so much knowledge and experience to offer. The opportunity for me is a blessing. I expect this season to be very special for many reasons."


Boric is currently pursuing his MBA at Cumberlands.

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