Staff

Megan Jessee – Head Coach – University of Rhode Island

  • University of Rhode Island Head Coach 2017- Present
  • Wake Forest University Assistant Coach 2008-2017
    • 2010:
      • ACC Tournament Champions
      • NCAA 2nd Round Appearance
    • 2011:
      • ACC Tournament Finalist (Lost in PK Shutout) *shootout
      • NCAA Tournament #1 Seed
      • NCAA College Cup (Final Hour) Appearance
    • 2012:
      • ACC Tournament Semi Finalist
      • NCAA 2nd Round Appearance
    • 2013:
      • NCAA Sweet Sixteen Round Appearance
  • Slippery Rock University Graduate Assistant 2007-2008
  • Former Division 1 Player, University of Connecticut Women’s Soccer Team
  • Form Semi Professional Player, W-League Western Mass Pioneers

James Thorp – Associate Head Coach – University of Rhode Island

Coaching Career:

Boston College Women’s soccer

  • Goalkeeper Coach & Assistant Coach

University Of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer

  • Goalkeeper Coach & Assistant Coach

Holy Cross Men’s & Women’s Soccer Programs

  • Goalkeeper Coach & Assistant Coach

Evansville

  • Graduate Assistant & Goalkeeper Coach

 Playing Career:

Professional

  • DC United
    • Selected in 4th Round of MLS Draft
  • Western Mass Pioneers

College

  • Franklin Pierce University
    • 2007 Division II National Player of the Year
    • 2007 Division II National Champion
    • 3 Time All American

Jenna Kalwa – Assistant Coach – University of Rhode Island

  • University of Rhode Island Assistant Coach 2018-Present
  • North Carolina State University Director of Operations 2016-2018
    • 2016
      • ACC Tournament Quarter-Finalists
      • NCAA Sweet Sixteen
    • 2017:
      • ACC Tournament Semi-Finalists
      • NCAA 2nd Round (lost in PK Shootout)
  • Former Division 1 Player, North Carolina State Women’s Soccer Team
  • Former Division 1 Player, Penn State Women’s Soccer Team