KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 18, 2022) – United Soccer Coaches announced the participants selected for the 2022-23 cohort of the Coach Credentialing Program on Friday. The cohort features 59 individuals selected from a pool of over 125 applicants.

Included in this group are 39 head coaches and 20 assistant/associate head coaches. Of the 59 coaches selected, there is representation across all genders and divisions of NCAA soccer, with the commitment to a cohort with a diverse group of coaches.

United Soccer Coaches is committed to working with the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics and the U.S. Center for SafeSport in the next phase of curriculum implementation. The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics provided scholarships for racial minorities and women to participate in this opportunity.

View the full list of cohort participants below:

Full Name Institution Current Role
Ali Hanif California State University-Bakersfield Assistant Coach
Anne Whipple California State University East Bay Assistant Coach
Ashley Meade Campbell University Assistant Coach
Ashley Holmes Florida Southern College Head Coach
Aston Rhoden Middle Tennessee State University Head Coach
Christine Johnson California State University-Northridge Head Coach
Damian Macias University of Montana Associate Head Coach
Daniel Ridenhour Winthrop University Head Coach
Dawn Crow University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Head Coach
Deb Raber Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Head Coach
Enda Crehan Christian Brothers University Head Coach
Felipe Juarez Mary Baldwin University Head Coach
Francisco Mejia-Blau Ithaca College Assistant Coach
G Guerrieri Texas A&M University Head Coach
Gavin Penny Husson University Head Coach
Greg Henson Ferris State University Head Coach
Greg Mulholland Colorado School of Mines Head Coach
Haley Hilliard Colgate University Assistant Coach
Henry Zapata Texas State University Associate Head Coach
Jane Grimley-Gunn Missouri University of Science & Technology Head Coach
Jason Lowe Boston College Head Coach
Jason Murphy University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Head Coach
Jeff Freeman University of Illinois Associate Head Coach
Jennifer Klein University of Michigan Head Coach
Jennifer Dimos Ripon College Head Coach
 John Ciano
Stony Brook University Assistant Coach
Jordan Quinlan Northern State University Assistant Coach
Jorden Scott Manhattan College Head Coach
Katie Hultin Grand Valley State University Head Coach
Keeley Hagen Colorado State University Head Coach
Kelsey Morrison Geneva College Head Coach
Lacey Largeteau Skidmore College Head Coach
Leah Stringer Missouri Western State University Head Coach
Lindsey Balconi United States Air Force Academy Assistant Coach
Luke Perry American International College Head Coach
Lyndse Hokanson Colgate University Head Coach
Manya Puppione George Mason University Head Coach
Margueritte Aozasa UCLA Head Coach
Marissa Williams University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Assistant Coach
Mary Shimko Brandeis University Head Coach
Maryse Bard-Martel University of Oklahoma Assistant Coach
Mauricio Lozada Bethany Lutheran College Assistant Coach
Megan Jessee University of Rhode Island Head Coach
Michele Nagamine University of Hawaii Head Coach
Molly Poletto UCLA Assistant Coach
Nicole Pacapelli Binghamton University Assistant Coach
Paul Vazquez New England College Head Coach
Pinder Nijjar University of San Francisco Associate Head Coach
Quaid Curtin Northwest Missouri State University Assistant Coach
Sade Ayinde University at Albany Head Coach
Renato Rosas Clark University Assistant Coach
Richard Bulgarelli Hood College Head Coach
Ryan Swan Northern Illinois University Head Coach
Sean Driscoll Princeton University Head Coach
Shannon Neely Queens University of Charlotte Head Coach
Sinead McSharry St. Lawrence University Head Coach
Timothy McCormack Piedmont University Head Coach
Torrey Stricklin Lee University Associate Head Coach
Tyler Perez Minot State University Head Coach

Created with the goal to help coaches gain the self-awareness and practical skills necessary to develop mastery as professional collegiate team leaders and managers, the goal of the Coach Credentialing Program is to elevate the role of a coach to a higher standard of professionalism by providing training, development, and support while educating coaches to work within the ethical standards set by United Soccer Coaches and NCAA as a whole.

To learn more, visit unitedsoccercoaches.org/college-coach-credentialing/