Mani Tafari graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2001 with a History degree after four seasons playing for Coach Bob Durocher that included the Saints untied, undefeated national championship season in 1999. He was a three-time conference champion and as a senior led the Saints in scoring which earned him first team all-conference and third team NSCAA All-Region honors.
Mani subsequently earned his law degree from Pace University School of Law (2009). He currently works as a criminal defense attorney and coaches soccer.
Mani remains passionate about Division III soccer and is a loyal St. Lawrence alumus. In the summer of 2018 Mani shared his experiences as a student-athlete in "Saint 4 Years, Saint 4 Life".
He began contributing to D3soccer.com in 2011.
|Mani in action for St. Lawrence during their NCAA run to the national title in 1999.||1999 National Champion|