Dan Zemanski

Dan Zemanski

Dan Zemanski will enter his seventh season as head men's soccer coach in 20119-20. He also spent eight seasons as an assistant coach at Hiram.

Zemanski has coached five players who earned All-NCAC honors, including a First Team All-NCAC selection in Tanner Matthews, and, most recently, an All-NCAC honorable mention for Richard Milford in 2018.

Zemanski led the Terriers to a 8-8-2 record in the 2014 season, including a ranking as high at No. 15, after Hiram started 5-1-0. 

Zemanski worked closely with former Head Coach Carl Capellas to build the Hiram program to be one of the most competitive in the nationally respected North Coast Athletic Conference.

Zemanski is a 1984 graduate of the University of North Carolina where he also played soccer as a student-athlete for the Tarheels. Before arriving at UNC in 1982, Zemanski played for two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh. From 1988-1995, he played semi-professional soccer with the Lake Erie All-Stars.

Prior to coming to Hiram, Zemanski was an Assistant Boys' Soccer coach at Hudson High School. He also coached youth soccer with the GFS Soccer Club and the Everest Soccer Club in Hudson where he currently works as director of the club and has won several State-Cup Championships. He currently coaches the Everest U18 premier team.  In addition, he has made coaching stops at Upper St. Clair High School in Western, Pennsylvania and the Beadling Soccer Club in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Zemanski is one of the premier youth coaches in Northeast Ohio who has coached several of the top youth players in the area. His son, Ben, currently plays for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.

Zemanski currently resides in Stow, Ohio.