John LaCava
John LaCava
Title: Assistant Soccer Coach

John LaCava is an alumnus of Maryville College (Class of '81) and has worked with the soccer teams as a part-time or full-time assistant coach since 1993.

He began coaching as an Assistant Boys coach at Sevier County High School and South-Doyle High School before he became the Head Boys Coach at Farragut High School in 1991. He led the Admirals to three Regional championships, two final four appearances, and compiled a 48-13-4 record in his three-year tenure at the school.

John became the full-time Men's and Women's assistant at MC from 1994 until 2000.

He is presently a teacher in the Maryville City School System where he is a specialist in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

John was a two-sport letterman at Maryville College where he graduated with a B.A. in Psychology in 1981. He was a two-time All-South wrestler, and was the captain of the first varsity soccer team at MC. He received his Masters Degree in Special Education from the University of Tennessee in 1998.

He is married to Carol Carter (Class of '82), and they have two sons: Alex and Carter.