Assistant coach Megan Roberson begins her first season with the Davidson women's soccer program after joining the staff in August of 2017.
“We are very happy to add Megan to our women coaching staff,” said head coach Adam Denton. “Megan has gained valuable coaching experience through her club coaching and the NC ODP program. I feel the addition of Megan to our staff compliments the current staff we have in place and we are looking to working together this season.”
Roberson, who is affiliated with the Carolina Rapids Soccer Club, recently played on the Women’s Premier Soccer League’s Lady Rapids team and was a team captain in the summer of 2016.
She is familiar with Davidson, having played four years at one-time Southern Conference opponent Appalachian State from 2012-16. Roberson was a two-time team captain and the Mountaineers’ No. 1 goalkeeper.
“I am honored to be a part of this wonderful staff and prestigious college,” said Roberson. “Davidson has proven to be a force both academically and athletically, and I am excited to join this outstanding program. The coaching staff has been extremely welcoming and to be able to learn from such excellent and well-respected coaches is something I am looking forward to.”
A Kernersville, N.C., native, Roberson has been a North Carolina Olympic Development Program assistant/goalkeeper coach since 2013. She also holds a USSF “D” license.
While at ASU, she received the NCAA Women’s Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics and carried the highest grade point average of all during the Spring of 2016 for student-athlete graduates.
Roberson graduated summa cum laude, earning a degree in communication: Public Relations from Appalachian State in 2016. She currently is working on obtaining a Master of Sport Management degree from the University of Florida.