Graduate Assistant Coach
Emily Soricelli will be in her first season with the Defiance College women's soccer team in 2016 as an assistant coach.
Soricelli, a Port Saint Lucie, Fla. native, graduated in May of 2014 from Malone University with a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education. She transfered to Malone from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Fla.
Soricelli's coaching career began during her time at Malone University. She aided the program in all areas of the collegiate program which included recruiting for the Pioneers. Prior to her time at Malone, Soricelli was a senior level trainer with the Mako Soccer Club in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. In addition, Soricelli was a director of a youth academy and senior level trainer for the Jupiter Soccer Club in Jupier, Florida.
While attending Malone, Soricelli was a three-year member of the women's soccer team (2011-13). For her career, she played in 43 games and scored two goals and two assists for six points. Off the field, she was a three-time Academic All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection.
Upon graduation from Malone, Soricelli continued her education at Florida State University (2014-15), where she became a liscensed speech-language pathologist. Soricelli worked in a rehabilitation department for Martin Memorial in South Florida.
While at Defiance, Soricelli is working towards a master's in business administration and will graduate in May of 2018.