Welcome to Royals Soccer!
Head Coach: Stephani Church
Coach Church is entering her second season as Head Coach of the Girls' Soccer Program at Upper Darby. Coach Church began playing soccer when she was 4 years old. She earned All-State Honors in high school and a scholarship to play Division 1 Soccer at Binghamton University. She played for Binghamton University Women’s Soccer Team from 2012-2016. During her career, she tied the team record for most game winning goals in a season. At the end of her career, she made her way on the top 10 goal scorers list for the program. While her primary position was forward in college, Coach Church's primary position goalkeeper until she entered high school. She made the transition to midfield and forward based on the advice of her high school coach. After graduating from Binghamton, Coach Church became a graduate assistant coach for the Siena Women’s Soccer Team, a Division 1 Program in Loudonville, NY. She remained on the staff for 3 seasons while obtaining her master’s degree in Educational Psychology and Advanced Certificate in School Psychology. In addition to coaching at Siena College, Coach Church has coached a variety youth soccer teams with three different clubs in the Albany, NY area ranging from ages u5 to u18. She had her own soccer training business during graduate school where she facilitated individual and group lessons, along with camps. She has a NSCAA Level 4 and USSF F Coaching License. She is looking forward to her second season with the program!
Assistant Coaches: Mary Reardon, Alexandra Taraschi
Volunteer Assistant: Kathleen Sundquist
Virtual Girls Soccer Interest Meeting
Attention, all students interested in trying out for Girls Soccer in the Fall! There will be a virtual informational meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, at 4:00 PM. All interested players should reach out to Coach Church at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to get the link to the meeting.
Girls Soccer Interest Survey
If you plan on trying out for soccer this Fall, please fill out this link: UDHS Girls Soccer 2020 Interest Form
May Fitness Challenge
Coach Church is hosting a May Fitness Challenge with the Girls' Soccer and Lacrosse Teams. If you are interested in participating in this challenge, you can sign up here! May Fitness Challenge Sign Up
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