Demetri VacratsisDemetri Vacratsis is the head coach of Lancer men’s soccer, effective immediately. Photo by Gerry Marentette.

Lancer soccer dear to second-generation head coach

The new head coach of Lancer men’s soccer is no stranger to the program, having served as interim coach for the 2023 season and as an assistant with the women’s team for three years before that.

Demetri Vacratsis can also look to his father John Vacratsis, who held the same position in the mid-1980s and guided his squad to back-to-back division titles.

Athletics director Stephanie White said Vacratsis demonstrated deep knowledge, but more importantly: “his understanding of the student-athlete experience signalled that he was the top candidate for the role.”

Vacratsis called his appointment an honour.

“Windsor soccer is dear to my heart, and I’m very excited for the opportunity to expand on the plans my staff and I began to put in place last August,” he said.

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