Hurricanes News · Former USWNT Member Kacey White Named Girls Soccer Head Coach!


Spring Hill, Florida (October 26, 2020): Bishop McLaughlin Director of Athletics, Riczer Desvaristes, announced today that Ms. Kacey White is the new women’s soccer head coach for Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School. Ms. White, a former United States National Team member and NCAA All-American and National Champion, has professional coaching experience as a USWNT assistant coach and collegiate coaching experience as a head coach at Xavier University and Wisconsin-Green Bay. She has also served as an assistant at Oklahoma, Southern Methodist and Texas Tech.

 

“Kacey’s background and experience embodies our vision in athletics here at Bishop McLaughlin and we are excited to have her take over our girls’ varsity soccer program,” said Desvaristes. “Kacey’s background is top notch – playing/coaching and winning at elite levels, along with successful collegiate and high-level club coaching experiences.”

 

White has a spectacular background as player, including as a two-time All-American in 2004 and 2005, and a member of the 2003 NCAA National Championship team at the University of North Carolina. Ms. White, who earned All-ACC honors three out of her four seasons on the UNC squad, graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science with a minor in coaching. Following her graduation, Ms. White earned a spot on the U.S Women’s National Team from 2006-2010. During her USWNT career, she earned 17 caps and served as an alternate for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. White also played professionally for six years in both the United States and Sweden.

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-16: U.S. Soccer Assistant Coach/Technical Coach U14, U15, U16 US National Teams

015-16: Capital Area Soccer League, Director of Coaching U15-U19 Older Girls Division

2014-15: University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Head Coach

2012-15: Olympic Development Program

Region III Head Coach for 2002 age group

Region III Assistant Coach for 1999 age group

Region III Staff Coach

2012-14: University of Oklahoma. Assistant Coach

2009-10: Sky Blue Soccer School

2008: Southern Methodist University, Volunteer Coach

2007: Texas Tech University, Assistant Coach

2006-09: Andromeda Soccer Club

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

 

2009-11: USA Women’s Professional Soccer League

Sky Blue FC (2009-10) – WPS Champions 2009 magicJack (2011)

Atlanta Beat (2011)

2006-10 United States Women’s National Team 17 Caps

2008 Beijing Olympics – Alternate

2006-07 Damallsvenskan – Swedish Professional League

AIK (2007) – Team Captain

Bälinge IF (2006, 2007)

2002-05 University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Two-Time All-American

2003 National Champion

Three-Time All-Atlantic Coast Conference

ACC Tournament MVP