Kelly Cagle - Director of Leadership Development




Kelly, a native of Arizona, moved back to Phoenix in 2010 after a 15-year college coaching career, most recently as the head women's soccer coach at Virginia Tech.  She graduated from Duke University as a 3x All-American and was recently inducted into the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame.  Kelly played professionally for two years in the WUSA for the Atlanta Beat, and was a member of our u20 and full national team throughout her collegiate and professional career.  Recently, Kelly has joined US Soccer on staff, both as an assistant coach with the u14 and u15 youth teams and as a US Youth Scout.  She has her own leadership development business where she works with teams and athletes at all levels.


Coaching Licenses

· USSF B License


Youth Coaching Experience

· US Soccer – Lead Scout, 2018 u15 CONCACAF Championships – July, 2018

· US Soccer – Assistant Coach (u14, u15) – 2018

· US Soccer – Scout – Current

· Phoenix Rush – 04, 08 Girls Coach, LEAD Director – 2011 – 2019


Collegiate Coaching Experience

· Virginia Tech – Head Women’s Soccer Coach – February 2003 – December 2010

· Wake Forest University – Assistant Coach – February 1997 – January 2001

· University of Texas (Austin) – Assistant Coach – August 1996 – January 1997


Playing Experience

· WUSA – Atlanta Beat

· Duke University – 1992-1996

o 3x All-American

o Top 10 Athletes of the Decade (90’s)

o Duke Hall of Fame (2016)

· US Soccer – Youth Region IV Team, u20 National Team, Women’s National Team (1 Cap)







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