STORRS, Conn. – UConn girls folk’s soccer head coach Margaret Rodriguez announced the addition of Courtney Hofer as an assistant coach. Hofer served as a volunteer assistant for her alma mater in 2021.
“We are very excited to officially welcome Courtney as an assistant coach on our workers!” Rodriguez acknowledged. “Her values align with our vision and can abet us continue the pursuit of excellence on and off the subject. At some stage within the search, it changed into as soon as evident that our supreme fit changed into as soon as already internal our program. Courtney’s pleasure and dedication to UConn girls folk’s soccer and our latest and future pupil-athletes is exactly what we had been purchasing for. We felt her work ethic, ride as a player and coach and eagerness to learn, develop and grind on this characteristic changed into as soon as very apparent. Her ardour and vitality is Infectious and I’m assured she is going to carry mighty charge to our group, workers and program shifting forward.”
“I could perchance now not be more grateful to be at UConn and for the chance Mags has given me,” Hofer acknowledged. “UConn has always been a extremely particular location to me, so I’m extremely humbled to be on this location. Being here this descend within the volunteer characteristic correct furthered my ardour and fireplace to abet our pupil-athletes carry out every on and off the subject. The tradition of this program is 2nd to none, and while working alongside Mags and Carey, I’m excited to continue to learn and abet the program continue to develop. Right here’s a dream job for me, and I will’t wait to win to work and be a phase of this particular program and university.”
Hofer worked with UConn this past season, when the squad posted a 9-8-1 general fable. Sophomore Kaitlyn Mahoney started 17 video games in goal and held a 1.28 targets-in opposition to moderate and an .806 place share. Mahoney changed into as soon as no longer too lengthy ago named NEWISA All-Contemporary England Third Team.
Hofer changed into as soon as a 2017 group captain for the Huskies and performed 10 video games all one of many most practical ways by intention of her time in Storrs. She arrived at UConn after transferring from TCU, a program that she helped result within the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Hofer performed 24 video games over the direction of three seasons.
Since graduating from UConn, Hofer performed professionally in Italy for Empoli FC in Tuscany because the group accomplished 2nd within the table within the 2018-19 Serie B season.
At some stage within the 2019 season Hofer bought her first coaching gig at East Carolina as a volunteer assistant. After spending time with the Pirates, Hofer changed into as soon as hired as an assistant coach at Princeton in 2020.
(Source: UConn Athletics)