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Bio

About Allison

Coach Allison grew up playing club soccer in the DMV area. She played for several local club in the area before attending Canisius College, where she played a season of Division I soccer before transferring to UMD. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland in Kinesiology in 2012 and a master’s degree from the George Washington University in Exercise Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2016. Allison is ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist certified.

Allison is currently the Head Coach of the St. John’s College High School Girls Varsity Team. In her time with the team, Allison has guided the program to two WCAC Championships & two DCSAA Championships.

She has been coaching with MD Rush Montgomery for over 10 years and is coaching the U12 & U13 age groups.

Allison completed her USSF National C License in 2022. In 2019, she was awarded the DCSAA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year and was elected one of the 2020 Promising Young Coaches awarded by EDP Soccer. Coach Allison strives to create a competitive training environment to get the most out of her players, while fostering passion and creativity. She demands a strong work ethic, but also encourages mistakes because she understands how important it is to development. Allison coaches the game the same way she played it: energetically, passionately, and with a smile on her face.

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Certifications

June 2022                          USSF National C Coaching License

January 2020                     ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification

February 2012                   USSF National D Coaching License

Work History

June 2017-present

St. John’s College High School, Washington, DC
Head Coach, Girls Varsity Soccer
Girls Soccer Summer Camp Director

Aug. 2010-present

Maryland Rush Montgomery Soccer Club, Montgomery County, MD
U11 MRM Rush 11G Blue Head Coach
U12 MRM Rush 10G Blue Head Coach

Nov. 2012-present

TenniStar Sports, Chevy Chase, MD
Office Administrator
Head Director of Soccer and Futsal Program

Oct.-Dec. 2015

Center of Fitness & Health Shady Grove Medical Center, Rockville, MD
Graduate Intern

June 2015-Aug. 2015

Suburban Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation, Bethesda, MD
Graduate Intern

Aug. 2012-Nov. 2013

Edmund Burke School, Washington, DC
Head Coach, Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team

Playing History

College Experience

Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 2009
University of Maryland Club Soccer Team, 2010-2011

Youth Club Experience

Olney Youth Soccer Club 2001-2004
Montgomery Soccer Club 2004-2005
Bethesda Soccer Club 2005-2007
   -MD State Cup Finalist, 2007

Coaching Accomplishments

Club Soccer-MRM

2020 EDP Soccer Promising Young Coaches
2019 MD President’s Cup Champions, MRM 02G Gray
2019 Regional Presidents Cup Participants, MRM 02G Gray

HS Soccer-SJC

2021 WCAC Conference Champions
2019 DCSAA State Champions
2019 DCSAA Coach of the Year
2017 WCAC Conference Champions
2017 DCSAA State Champions
2017-2018 MaxPreps Tour of Champions, Nationally
Fall 2017 Ranked #12 Girls Soccer Program

Allison Diaz

contact

15151 Southlawn Lane, F Suite B
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Email: [email protected]

HOURS

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