ATLANTA, GEORGIA— A promising soccer coach and a player is the newest person who will handle the women’s soccer program of Georgia Southwestern State University.
Georgia Southwestern officials hired Kerry Edwards to guide the women soccer players in the highly competitive Peach Belt Conference.
In a recent talk with the media,  Edwards expressed great joy over her new role and she is excited to lead the women’s soccer campaign of Georgia Southwestern.
“I’m excited for what the future of GSW women’s soccer holds, and I look forward to the challenge of the Peach Belt Conference,” Edwards said.
Raised in McKinney, Texas, Edwards began her collegiate coaching career at Southwest Oklahoma State University in 2015.
In 2016, she brought her talent to the University of North Alabama as a graduate assistant before accepting the assistant coaching job at the University of South Alabama in 2017.
In 2018, she goes back to North Alabama to coach the goalkeepers and was later promoted to a full-time assistant coach in 2019.
In college,  Edwards is a decorated soccer player of Dallas Baptist University, where she led DBU to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a Sweet 16 appearance in 2011.
Upon college graduation, she finished with 51 career shutouts, and third with over 8,018 minutes in goal.
Aside from these accolades, she was also named All-Heartland Conference and All-South Central Region in each of her four seasons, and was a two-time NCCAA All-American, as well.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.