February 23, 2013
Hegg named Concordia women's coach
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Kelci Hegg has been named the head women’s soccer coach at Concordia College, athletics director Ivan Marquez announced on Friday.
“We are excited to have Kelci join our women's soccer team and believe she possesses the skills, drive, and commitment that will lead us into a stable, competitive, and proud program,” Marquez said in a statement. “Her experience as a high quality NCAA Division I student-athlete brings the exact vision we are instilling on all of our teams.”
Hegg, a native of Charlotte, N.C., was a member of the Vanderbilt University women’s soccer team from 2002-2005 where she led the team in goals and points in her senior season. She helped lead her team to a 16-3-3 record in 2005 and an NCAA Division I tournament berth.
She was also a soccer camp instructor during the summer months during his time at Vanderbilt and was an assistant coach for the Commodores in 2006. Hegg also coached a Under-11 girls team at the Tennessee United Soccer Club.
Hegg also directed teams at The Greenwich Soccer Academy in Greenwich, Conn. and The Hackley School in Tarrytown, N.Y. While at The Hackley School, Hegg also assisted with the girls lacrosse and track teams.
When asked about the expectations and goals for the future of the women’s soccer program at Concordia Hegg replied, “I expect to improve on our record from previous seasons of competition and bring a competitive structure to the team. This will help makes us competitive in CACC play as the team continues to grow and mature.”
Hegg coaches the U-16 N.Y. Rush Patriots of the NYCSL National Premier League in Yonkers, N.Y. and plays for the New York Magic of the W-League.
She received her Bachelors of Science in Sociology/Criminology from Vanderbilt in 2006 and her Masters in Sports and Exercise Psychology from Seton Hall University in 2012. Hegg resides in West New York, N.J.