Women's History

Rough Riders Notable Alumni

Sarah Whalen Hess

  • U.S. National Team
  • 1999: World Cup Champion
  • 2000: Olympic Silver Medalist

Christie Welsh

  • U.S. National Team
  • 2001 Hermann Trophy Award
  • Assistant Coach University of Oregon

Kim Wyant

  • U.S. National Team
  • 1997: USL W League Championship MVP
  • 4x W League Goalkeeper of the Year
  • 2022: Head Coach NYU Men’s Soccer

Emma Hayes

  • 2006-2008: Arsenal Ladies Asst Manager
  • 2008-2010: Manager, Chicago Red Stars
  • 2012-2022: Manager, Chelsea Women
  • 2021: Best FIFA Women’s Coach
  • 2022: Finalist, Best FIFA Women’s Coach

Mary Frances Monroe

  • U.S. National Team
  • 2006: Head Coach University of Albany
  • 2013: Head Coach University of Miami

Sade Ayinde

  • U.S. Youth National Team Pool
  • United Soccer Coaches 30-Under30
  • 2018-2021: Assistant Coach, Yale Women’s Soccer
  • 2022- Head coach, University at Albany Women’s Soccer