Sporting a career mark of 101-81-20 (38-32-7 MCC), Thavisak "Tavi" Mounsithiraj begins his 11th season at the helm of the Maple Leafs in 2011.
A three-year starting midfielder for Goshen College (1991-94), Mounsithiraj transferred to Goshen after leading Hesston College to the NJCAA Region V Championship Game. A 1986 graduate of Centreville High School (Centreville, Mich.), Mounsithiraj earned a total of 16 varsity letters in football, basketball, and track.
Having received a BA from Goshen College in Interdisciplinary Studies, Mounsithiraj continues to play soccer with the Elkhart Soccer Club. The amateur club has won five Indiana State Championships. He also serves as the director of the Goshen Youth Soccer Organization and the Goshen Soccer Federation (adult soccer league).
Mounsithiraj has coached various youth and travel teams for more than 15 years and has instructed at both the Goshen College Soccer Camp and the University of Notre Dame Soccer Camps since 1996.
Tavi is married to his wife, Anita, who is a seventh grade science teacher at Heritage Middle School. The couple has one son, Dteban, who was born in April of 2008.
Goshen and soccer run in Mounsithiraj's family. He has a total of four brothers and one sister. Three of them coach soccer in the Goshen area, brother "T" is the girls coach at Bethany Christian High School, while brother Viratham "Coach V" is the boys coach at Goshen High School.
NSCAA Goalkeeping Institute Level II 2004
NSCAA Goalkeeping Institute Level I 2000
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma 1999
NSCAA National Diploma 1998
2001: 3-16-0 / MCC 0-7-0 7th ( MCC Tournament First round)
2002: 8-9-2 / MCC 2-4-1 7th ( MCC Tournament First round)
2003: 9-8-2 / MCC 1-4-2 7th ( MCC Tournament First round)
2004: 14-4-4 / MCC 5-2-1 2nd (MCC Tournament Final and NAIA Region VIII Semi Final)
2005: 14-1-3 / MCC 6-1-1 1st (MCC Tournament Semi Final) MCC COY
2006: 15-5-4 / MCC 6-1-1 1st (MCC Tournament Champs, NAIA Region VIII Champs NAIA National Participant) NAIA Region VIII COY
2007: 12-8-2 / MCC 5-3-0 3rd (MCC Tournament Final and NAIA Region VIII Final)
2008: 9-8-2 / MCC 5-2-1 3rd (MCC Tournament Semi Final)
2009: 12-7-1 / MCC 6-2 2nd (MCC Tournament Semi Final)
2010: 5-14 / MCC 2-6 7th (MCC Tournament First Round)
Overall record: 101-81-20 / MCC 38-32-7
Gustavo Ramirez begins his eigth season as technical and tactical adviser for the Goshen College men's soccer program in 2011. Ramirez comes to Goshen with a wealth of soccer playing and coaching experience, led by his incredible play on Colombia, South America's DePortivo Quindio club team. Ramirez was also a four-time member of the Elkhart Soccer Club team that won over 30 Indiana State Championships, including four with Ramirez on the squad from 1996-2000.
Ramirez will focus primarily on players' technical and tactical skills but will also oversee player development. Ramirez spent the last 15 years as an assistant boys' soccer coach at Goshen High School. He is married to his wife, Judy. The couple resides in Goshen with their two children, Kyle (15) and Kate (11).
Jamie Graber begins his fourth season as an assistant coach in 2011. Graber was a defender for Goshen College in 2004 and 2005 after transferring from Manchester College He graduated from Goshen College in 2005 after leading the Maple Leaf side to their first MCC Championship in 15 years as a co-captain. Graber was a two-time All MCC selection (2004-2005), NAIA All Region Selection and NAIA Honorable Mention All American (2005).
In high school, Graber was a four-year starter for Goshen High School. He graduated from Goshen College in 2005 with Communication degree and lives in Goshen. His parents, John and Crissy, two brothers, Dan and Benji, and sister Rachel all graduated from Goshen College. His main focus will be working with defenders and player development.
Tony Janzen is in his third season on the Maple Leaf coaching staff after completing an outstanding career in a Goshen uniform.
A crafty forward, Janzen was twice named to the NAIA All American Honorable Mention Team (2006 and 2007). He also earned three-straight All Mid-Central College Conference honors while racking up 44 career goals, ranking him seventh all-time at Goshen.
Janzen also helped lead the Maple Leafs to their first NAIA National Championship since 1977 during the 2006 season.