June 17, 2014
QUEENS, N.Y. - St. John's head men's soccer coach Dr. Dave Masur will hit the airwaves with nationally-renowned New York sports personality Mike Francesa on WFAN (660-AM, 101.9 FM) and FOX Sports 1 at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17 to discuss World Cup soccer. Masur will offer his thoughts on the U.S. National Team's thrilling opening victory over Ghana and a variety of other World Cup topics.
Masur, who also serves as Associate Athletic Director at St. John's, was also sought out for his expertise during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, making a pair of appearances on ESPN Radio following U.S. matches.
A two-time NCAA Coach of the Year, a three-time BIG EAST Coach of the Year and a six-time Northeast Region coach of the Year, Masur has led St. John's to the 1996 National Championship, four NCAA College Cups and 20 total NCAA Tournament appearances. Masur has also guided the Red Storm a conference-record nine BIG EAST Tournament crowns and six BIG EAST regular season titles.
As a player, Masur was a two-time All-American at Rutgers before a professional career that included stints with the Chicago Sting, Toledo Pride, New Jersey Eagles, Penn-Jersey Spirit, and New Jersey Imperials.
Highlighted by stints on the coaching staff of both the U-18 (2008) and U-20 (2002) U.S. Men's National Teams, Masur has many connections to the Men's National Team and U.S. Soccer Federation. During his professional career, Masur was a teammate of current U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard as well as Thomas Rongen (former U.S. U-20 head coach), George Gelnovatch (U.S. assistant coach at 2002 World Cup) and Tab Ramos (three-time U.S. World Cup participant). Masur also has a close relationship with former U.S. National Team coach Bob Bradley.