Editor’s note: As part of a running New England Soccer Journal series, we're profiling Division I programs in the region. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting college soccer, there’s plenty going on behind the scenes.
When Dartmouth head coach Bo Oshoniyi took over ahead of the 2018 season, he knew he had big shoes to fill.
The Big Green had just made four straight NCAA tournaments as Chad Riley departed for Notre Dame and the ACC. Before that, now-Penn State head coach Jeff Cook made the NCAA tournament in seven of his 12 years upon departing for the Big Ten. Flip back another coach and now-UMass head coach Fran O’Leary was at the helm, twice making the NCAA tournament.