Susan Kolb Joins Carolina FC Coaching Staff!

Susan Kolb has been annouced as the U9 Girls Academy coach at Carolina FC. She has college coaching experience at Eastern Mennonite University and Bluffton University. She also has extensive experience coaching youth soccer. She currently serves as the Athletic Academic Advisor at USC Upstate. She graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and earned her master’s degree in Instructional Leadership from Bluffton in 2010. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Athletic Administration from Northcentral University.

Kolb has also served as an Academic Coordinator at George Mason University. She worked collaboratively with student-life and was a liaison between student services, professors and the athletic department.

Prior to her time at George Mason, Kolb was an administrator and head women’s soccer coach at Eastern Mennonite University. She began her stint at the university as head coach of the women’s program and held the position from 2011-14.  Four months into her stint with the Royals, she was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Well-Being. A year later, she took on the role as Senior Woman Administrator. As a coach, she took over a program that had not had a winning season since 2008 and in her third year, built the program into a winning team with an above. 500 record. As an administrator, she oversaw academics, graduate assistants, and helped with student-athlete programming.

Kolb got her start in college coaching at Bluffton University, serving as an assistant coach from 2009-11. She also served as a team coach and soccer trainer at Messiah College during the summers from 2011-13.

Kolb was a standout student-athlete at Davis & Elkins College. She was a four-year letter-winner on the women’s soccer program and earned all-conference and all-academic honors. 

A native of Salisbury, Pa., she graduated from Salisbury-Elk Lick High School.


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