John Dempster is 44-22-4 overall (25-20-4 in NJCAA Region XIX and 24-1-0 EPAC Division III) in four seasons. He was an assistant coach for the Manor College Men’s Soccer Team prior to being named head coach in 2010. Dempster coached the Blue Jays’ to a 17-1-0 record in 2013, its best record since joining the NJCAA in 2008. Manor’s 17 wins are the most since 2007 when they won the EPCC Championship. His 2011, 2012 and 2013 teams’ were in the NJCAA postseason.
This was the first time Manor made consecutive postseason appearances since they were members in the EPCC. Dempster received back to back EPAC Coach of the Year Awards (2012 and 2013) Demspter coached Manor College’s first NJCAA Division III first-team All-American—forward Mark Colville. Colville was also the Blue Jays’ first NJCAA Region XIX and EPAC Division III Player of the Year. Four of his players (Mark Colville, Bill Jarwee, and Mohammed Myah and Damilare Adeleye) have been named to NJCAA Region XIX Division III, All Region Teams. The same four players were named to the 2013 First Team all EPAC. Dempster is also Manor’s Associate Director of Admissions.
John lives in NE Philadelphia and has two beautiful daughters Lyla and Kalina.