HEAD COACH

 

Emma Morris enters her second season as the head coach of the Bethany women's soccer team.

In 2019, the Vikings qualified for the UMAC Tournament for the first time since 2016 and two players received All-Conference honors.

Morris comes to Bethany from Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio, where she spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach. Over two seasons, Morris helped the Student Princes to an overall record of 17-19-2. Morris has earned a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) "D" license in coaching as well as an "FA" Level 1 coaching certificate.

Morris has also coached at the high school and club levels while directing the local soccer club in Tiffin. She has a strong passion for the game, emphasizing coaching, mentoring, recruiting, and academic success.

Originally from England, Emma began playing soccer at the age of four for her father (who continues to coach men's soccer). While playing there, she was scouted to play in the academy set up for Middlesbrough (formerly of the Premier League) and had trials for the youth national team.

Collegiately, Emma played soccer at both Ashford University and Viterbo University. In 16 games as a senior at Viterbo, Morris earned North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) scholar-athlete honors. At Ashford University, Morris was a starter for the 2015 NAIA Association of Independent Institutions (AII) conference championship team. She was also named a 2015 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

Emma is a native of Richmond, North Yorkshire, England.