Teams: Girls 2005 Red
Hometown: Born in Provo, Raised in Orem, Utah
Profession: Physical Therapist, Board certified In Orthopedics

Licenses and Credentials:

  • USSF E License
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound
  • National CPR, Frist Aid, and AED Certification

Coaching Experience:

  • Sparta (2015 to Present)
  • Fircrest SC (1997-2000 and 2009-2015)
  • AYSA (2008)
  • UPSC (2014)

Playing Experience:

  • Elite Youth Player for Rangers FC of Utah
  • Utah State Select Player

How did you get into coaching?
After moving to Washington in 1997, I was asked by a good friend to help coach his girls U13 team. I found the experience very rewarding and have been coaching ever since.

What's your most Memorable Coaching moment?
My B02 team won the district finals in a penalty shootout despite substituting a midfielder for our injured starting goalie. After the winning PK the team, coaches and families rushed the field!

What's your favorite thing about coaching?
Having the opportunity to positively influence my players while sharing my passion for the sport.

What's the best advice you ever got from a coach?
Practice how you play. Bring the same intensity, focus and determination to every training session.

What teams do you support?
Arsenal, Barcelona, Sounders

Do you have any non-soccer interests or talents?
I'm an avid skier (PSIA certified instructor), distance runner and golfer.