Maxime Hoppenot enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Tufts men’s soccer team this fall. He first joined the Tufts soccer family as a player in 2010, playing as a forward in 60 games for the Jumbos between 2010 and 2014. He was voted to the First Team All-NESCAC for his sophomore, junior, and senior years and captained the team in both his junior and senior seasons.
As a senior, Maxime was an integral part of the team that won the program's first national championship. He finished his senior campaign with three goals and three assists while he started in 20 of the team’s 22 contests.
He finished his career at Tufts 16th on the team’s all-time scoring list with 52 points. He graduated in May of 2015 with a major in Economics and a minor in History.
Since graduating, Maxime has been playing professional soccer abroad, with stops in Switzerland, Australia, and Denmark over the past 26 months. He appeared for FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy of the Swiss Promotion League, Western Pride FC of the NPL Queensland in Australia, and BK Marienlyst of the Danish 2nd Division.