Ashley Burnett hired as PCC women's soccer coach
Pratt Community College Director of Athletics Bill Wilson announced the hiring of Ashley Burnett as the Beavers new head women's soccer coach. Burnett has competed for and coached in successful programs and enthusiastically brings these experiences to PCC.
"We are excited to have Ashley join the PCC family as our new women's soccer coach," Wilson said. "Having competed in the Jayhawk Conference as a player, she has an intimate knowledge of what it takes to be successful in this conference. We look forward to watching her build our women's soccer program."
Burnett comes to PCC after three years of being an assistant coach at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Prior to coaching, Burnett played professionally for Monifieth Ladies FC and for Dundee United Ladies FC in the Scottish Premier League. In the United States, Burnett played in the WPSL semi-professional league as a captain for the Tulsa Spirit in 2015 and 2016. She also played for North Bay Wave in California in 2013.
"I'd like to thank Bill Wilson and the rest of the hiring committee for putting their trust in me and for this opportunity," Burnett said. "I also want to thank Oklahoma Wesleyan University for their continued support as I move into my next chapter at Pratt Community College. I am very grateful for this opportunity and I am eager to get started. I am looking forward to building this program into a competitive team within the Jayhawk Conference"
Burnett knows the Jayhawk Conference well having competed in the league as a player. She started her collegiate soccer at Hutchinson Community College and was a part of back to back conference championship teams and two time regional champions during her tenure at Hutchinson. Burnett concluded her collegiate soccer career at Oklahoma Wesleyan University where she was second team all-conference her junior and senior years, was selected as first team all regional her senior season, and was named team captain on a OKWU team that were conference champions her senior season. Burnett concluded her career at OKWU with 16 goals and six assists.
Burnett is from Carnoustie, Scotland. She has a degree in sports coaching (Scotland) and exercise science (OKWU). Burnett has her MBA with an emphasis in marketing (OKWU). She also has a USSF National D coaching license.
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