2017 Women's Soccer Coaches
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
Northwestern State University
641-585-1655 ex 2207
Alexandria Jackson begins her first year as head coach of the Waldorf University women's soccer team and fourth year overall as a member of the program's coaching staff.
Jackson, who served as an assistant coach for three seasons, helped the Warriors make significant strides during the 2016 campaign. Waldorf recorded five consecutive shutouts to set a new school record and established the program’s longest unbeaten streak (5). Three Warrior players claimed second-team all-conference honors from the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA). Waldorf racked up six shutouts, which tied for second in school history. The Warriors allowed 24 goals during the season, just one more goal surrendered than the school-record mark set in 1999. Waldorf's goalkeepers ranked second in school single-season history with both a .841 save percentage and a 1.50 goals against average (GAA). The Warriors tallied 127 saves and recorded 7.94 saves per match, which rank fifth and fourth, respectively among Waldorf's single-season marks. Waldorf also set a new school record for consecutive shutout minutes, holding opposing teams scoreless for 552 minutes, 38 seconds in a span from Aug. 31, 2016 to Oct. 26, 2016.
Jackson was a four-year collegiate soccer player for NCAA Division I Northwestern State University. During her career, she finished her freshman year with three starts and appeared in 19 matches for a total of 990 minutes as a forward. Jackson ranked first on the team with four game-winning goals. After battling an injury as a sophomore, Jackson saw action and started in 10 games while logging 700 minutes. In her junior season, Jackson appeared in 16 matches and started 15 times to accumulate more than 1,000 minutes of play. During that season, Jackson played a key role in the Lady Demon backline. As a senior, Jackson started and played in all 19 matches for a total of 1,715 minutes. Playing a pivotal defensive role, she assisted on two goals.
A Florence, S.C. native, Jackson graduated from West Florence High School in 2010. During her high school athletic career, Jackson participated in a program which sent her to play soccer in Germany during the summers.
Jackson graduated from Northwestern State in 2014 with a bachelor’s of science degree in health and exercise science. She went on to obtain a master's of science degree in organizational leadership from Columbia Southern University. Jackson earned a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) national diploma and is certified with a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) E License.