CARDINALS MEN'S SOCCER COACHING STAFF


TRAVIS BEAUCHAMP

Head Coach

Travis Beauchamp completed his 13th season at the helm of The Catholic University of America men's soccer team in 2019. In addition to his coaching duties, Beauchamp also works as the department’s operations assistant.

In 13 seasons at Catholic, Beauchamp has led the Cardinals to 145 victories, five NCAA Tournament berths, four Landmark Conference championships, eight Landmark Conference Tournament final appearances, and top 25 rankings (Mid-Atlantic Region, NSCAA, and D3soccer.com).

Beauchamp's 100th career victory came in 2015 when he lead the Cardinals to a 1-0 road victory over No. 20 Salisbury University. 

The 2019 campaign was a historic success for Beauchamp and the team. The No. 21 Cardinals went 18-3-1, finishing the season in the NCAA Tournament after an undefeated Landmark Conference season. The Cards earned the conference's Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards, as well as eight All-Landmark selections. After hosting the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament at Carlini Field, Catholic earned four All-Region selections and two All-American awards. 

Beauchamp's team had an impressive 2018 season that included an unbeaten run of eight matches. In the span, Catholic went 7-0-1, outscoring opponents 15-2. 

Beauchamp lead the 2014 CUA men's soccer team to their first ever NCAA tournament win. The 2014 Cardinals finished in the top spot of the Landmark Conference for the fourth consecutive year and earned their third Landmark Conference Title, first since 2010, in a penalty kick shootout against the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

In 2013, Beauchamp led the Cardinals to 12 wins and a berth in the NCAA Tournament after securing the No. 1 seed in the Landmark Conference Tournament with a 5-1-1 record. During the season, the team earned a No. 24 national ranking and reached as high as No. 3 in the Mid-Atlantic regional rankings.

During the 2012 season, Beauchamp and the Cardinals won 13 matches, which included a 6-1 mark within the Landmark Conference, and was also nationally ranked by the NSCAA and D3soccer.com (No. 25).

The 2011 Cardinals went 11 straight matches without a defeat, capturing the top seed in the Landmark Conference Tournament along the way.  CUA downed Susquehanna in the tournament semifinals to earn a spot in the championship match for the fourth consecutive season. 

The 2010 season saw Beauchamp and the Cardinals capture their second straight Landmark Conference championship by advancing on penalty kicks against Merchant Marine Academy.  With that win CUA became the first school in conference history to win back-to-back titles.  The Cardinals also earned their second straight bid to the NCAA Tournament.

For his efforts, Beauchamp and his assistants have won three Landmark Coaching staff of the Year awards (’08, ’11, '19). He has also coached 43 All-Conference, 13 All-Region, and five All-Americans during his tenure.  

Prior to arriving in the nation’s capital, Beauchamp worked as an assistant coach at USMMA for three seasons. The Mariners posted winning seasons during his time on campus with a combined record of 46-11-4. The coaching staff was honored with a Skyline Conference Coaching Staff of the Year award. Beauchamp's main duties included training, recruiting, scouting and video editing. He also served as the goalkeeper's coach and under his leadership had his players earn three All-Metro Region Goalkeeper awards.

The Warsaw, Va., native played soccer and baseball at Washington College earning all-conference and all-region honors. Beauchamp's class at Washington moved into the record books posting the most wins in school history over a four-year career. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Washington and served as an assistant soccer and baseball coach for the Shoremen during graduate school. The former two-sport student-athlete was inducted into the Washington College Hall of Fame in October 2013.

Additionally, in September 2015, Beauchamp was inducted into the Christchurch School Hall of Fame for his achievements as a 3-sport high school athlete. Beauchamp achieved extraordinary success on the athletic field during each of his four years at Christchurch, earning All-Prep honors in soccer, baseball and indoor track.

Beauchamp served as a member of the Division III Men's Soccer Committee from 2011-2016, serving as the Mid-Atlantic Chairman since 2011. In 2014, he was selected as the committee’s national chair.  

Beauchamp resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Dimitry, their son, Wilton, and their daughter, Eleanor.




JOAO BRUSAMOLIN

Assistant Coach

Brusamolin joined as an as an assistant coach at Catholic in 2019 as the team's graduate assistant.

Brusamolin took a leading role coaching the team's goalkeepers, and helped junior Jack Long earn United Soccer Coaches All-American Third Team honors after a breakout 2019 season.

A 2019 graduate of the University of the District of Columbia, Brusamolin played three seasons as goalkeeper for the Division II Firebirds from 2016-19. He appeared in 37 career games while making 25 starts and totaling an 11-15-1 record with a 1.90 goals against average. He finished with 74 saves, five shutouts and a .583 saves percentage.

Brusamolin posted his best season as a junior in 2017, playing in 17 games with 12 starts and posting an 8-5 record with a 1.49 GAA, three shutouts and a .627 saves percentage as UDC went 15-7 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship. After being picked to finish sixth in the East Coast Conference Preseason Poll, the Firebirds advanced to the conference championship game before falling to No. 5 LIU Post.

As a senior, Brusamolin appeared in 12 games while making eight starts as UDC received the highest-ever national ranking in program history when the Firebirds were ranked at No. 16 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll.

In addition to his playing experience at UDC, Brusamolin has played for the West Virginia Chaos and Evergreen Football Club in the USL League Two premier development league. He also played for the Limerick Football Club in Limerick, Ireland of the League of Ireland Second Division and Santaritense Futebol Clube in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Brusamolin served as the goalkeeper coach at UDC this past spring and has served as the technical director for the District of Columbia Youth Futbol Club since March 2017. He was also an assistant coach for DC Stoddert in Washington, D.C., coaching college players and U17 goalkeepers, as well as Santaritense Futebol Clube, coaching U15 and U17 goalkeepers in the Brazilian League.

Brusamolin, who speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish, was a research assistant for the Center for Biomechanical and Rehabilitation Laboratory while at UDC. He was also a recipient of the Lockheed Martin Fellowship for the Department of Electrical Engineering and Xerox Research Fellowship for the Center for Biomechanical and Rehabilitation Laboratory.



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