GREENSBORO, N.C. – Stephanie Webb became Guilford College’s 10th head women’s soccer coach in the program’s 32-year history Monday. The appointment marks the first college head-coaching position for the former Queens University of Charlotte assistant. She replaces Michael Shenigo, who resigned in March to become the goalkeepers’ coach for the University of Delaware’s women’s soccer team.
“We’re excited to have Stephanie as our head women’s soccer coach,” said Guilford Athletics Director Tom Palombo. “She’s an experienced mentor and an excellent recruiter. Her knowledge and ability to teach the game will be a great benefit to our student-athletes.”
Webb most recently served as assistant head coach at NCAA Division II Queens where she helped the team to a 10-7 record in 2016. She joined the Royals’ staff after three years at the University of North Dakota, where she served as associate head women’s soccer coach and recruiting coordinator for the NCAA Division I Fighting Hawks. Webb also taught an upper-level course in applied coaching methods at North Dakota.
A 2009 Stetson University graduate, Webb returned to her alma mater for the 2012 campaign as assistant women’s soccer coach and recruiting coordinator. As a Stetson student-athlete the integrative health sciences major appeared in 25 career games with six starts. She was named to the 2008 Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team. The Portsmouth, England, native started her college career at Division II Texas A&M International University where she played in 29 career contests. Webb transferred to Stetson after two productive seasons and remains one of the Dustdevils’ career leaders in goals (16) and points (36). She led the team with 10 goals and 22 points as a sophomore.
Webb earned a master’s degree in sport administration from Central Michigan University in 2012. She spent two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Division I Chippewas. The 2011 unit posted the school’s best winning percentage (.783, 15-3-3) and the highest team grade point average (3.70) of any American college women’s soccer team. Central Michigan captured the 2010 Mid-American Conference regular-season and tournament titles, and featured two all-region selections.
Webb holds a Union of European Football Association (UEFA) B Part 2 Coaching Badge, an Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and a National Youth License.
Guilford returns 10 starters among 14 letter winners from last year’s 6-9-1 unit, which advanced to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference with a 3-6-1 record.