Haroot Hakopian

Bethesda SC Head Coach

About Haroot: Coach Hakopian has been a part of the BSC family for over 20 years coaching at multiple different age groups throughout his over two decades of work. He currently coaches the club’s U18/U19 ECNL Threat and the U18/19 ECRL Freedom.

In addition to his experience with BSC,  Haroot is the Varsity Girl’s Soccer Coach at Churchill High School as well as the Director of Girl’s Soccer for Montgomery County Public Schools. He has served as the president of the Maryland Association of Coaches of Soccer (MACS) and is the current National Chair for the High School Scholar All-America Committee.  He also served on the NSCAA Hall of Fame Committee and in January 2019, he was selected to serve on the United Soccer Coaches Board of Directors

Haroot carries a USSF National ‘E’ Coaches License and has an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and an NSCAA Special Topics Diploma in Match Analysis. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English/Literature from the University of Maryland and his Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Adolescent Psychology from Scranton University. He is currently working on his Doctorate in Organizational Leadership and Learning at Vanderbilt University.

Email: hhakopian@bethesdasoccer.org