Staff

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Bobby Muuss

Former Demon Deacon Assistant Coach Muuss was named the 4th Head Coach in Wake Forest History on January 8th, 2015. Coach Muuss comes to Wake Forest after spending eight seasons as the Head Coach at the University of Denver. Coach Muuss helped lead the Wake Forest program from 2001 - 2007 as the recruiting coordinator andassistant coach. While at Denver, Coach Muuss won 4 conference titles and made it to 4 NCAA Tournament Appearances- all Denver firsts. He was named the Summit League Coach of the Year in 2013 after leading the program to a 13-3-4 record overall and aperfect 6-0 mark in conference play. Known for his eye for talent and developing players-Coach Muuss looks forward to building a successful camp program in 2016!

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Dane Brenner

Dane Brenner is in his sixth season with the Wake Forest men's soccer program in 2016 after being hired onto the staff prior to the 2011 season.

In 2015, Brenner helped guide Wake Forest to one of the best seasons in program history to date as the Deacs went 17-3-2, earned the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and made a run to the Elite Eight. After the season, Brenner was named the NSCAA's Glenn "Mooch" Myernick National Assistant Coach of the Year and the organization's South Region Assistant Coach of the Year.

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Matt Poplawski

Poplawski joins the Demon Deacons from Penn, where he was a 2017 graduate of the Wharton School of Business, and a two-sport varsity athlete. A soccer midfielder, Poplawski played in 57 career matches and started 47 of them, totaling 17 points on six goals and five assists.

His freshman year, he earned All-League honors as he helped lead the team to a conference championship, reaching the NCAA Tournament before falling in PKs. Before coming to Winston-Salem, he had been working as a research assistant with the Mindset Assistant Project in Philadelphia, including projects surrounding US Soccer and the US Soccer Development Academy.

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Steve Armas

Steve Armas is in his second season in 2016 as an assistant men's soccer coach at Wake Forest. He was hired by Bobby Muuss as an assists on May 7, 2015. Armas joined the Demon Deacon staff after spending the previous nine years at Campbell University, spending five as the team's head coach from 2010-14.

In his first season with Wake Forest, Armas helped guide the Demon Deacons to one of the best seasons in program history. Overall, the Deacs went 17-3-2 and won the ACC regular-season title for the first time since 2009. Wake Forest went on to earn the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and made a run to the Elite Eight before falling to eventual national champion Stanford in overtime.

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