|Title:||Head Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||Saint Francis (IN) '09|
Mary Whisler just completed her second season as head coach of the Express women's soccer program. She became the first head coach in the program's history in June 2011.
This past season, Whisler led the Express to a 13-2-3 record overall, including a 10-0-2 record in Region XII play, which helped them earn the #1 seed in the Region XII postseason tournament. Their season ended with a 1-0 loss to Muskegon CC in the Region XII semifinals.
Following the season, four of her players earned All-Region XII honors including First Team recipients Kendra Eitniear and Jill Burkholder, and Second Team recipients Marissa Ramirez and Drew Plummer.
In her two years, Whisler has recorded a 25-10-3 record as head coach, which has included two appearances in the Region XII postseason tournament. She has placed three players on the All-Region XII First Team, and four players on the All-Region XII Second Team.
Whisler previously served as the assistant coach for women's soccer at the University of Findlay from 2009-11. During her tenure at the University of Findlay, she helped lead the program to an overall 14-18-5 record. Whisler's responsibilities also included recruiting, training and assessing talent.
Additionally, she serves as coach to two U-11 Pacesetter Soccer Club teams and previously coached for Findlay Soccer Club, as well as, the U-16 Assistant Coach for the Fort Wayne Sport Club in Fort Wayne, Ind. Whisler also spends her summer working as a Soccer Camp Staff Coach at the University of Notre Dame.
Whisler was a three-time First Team Mid-Central College Conference selection during her intercollegiate women's soccer career (2005-08) at the University of Saint Francis. She also earned NAIA Honorable Mention Athletic All-American and Scholar-Athlete All-American honors.
The Toledo resident holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Saint Francis and a Master's degree in education from the University of Findlay. She holds her USSF 'D' License and recently received her NSCAA National Diploma, as well.
|Title:||Assistant Women's Soccer Coach|
|College:||Findlay University '12|
Caitlyn Theaker just completed her first season as an assistant coach in the Express women's soccer program, where she helped lead the team to a 13-2-3 overall record.
She came to Owens after four years with the Findlay University women's soccer team. While there, Theaker was named to the GLIAC All-Academic team her senior year and was the assistant coach for Findlay Soccer Club. She graduated in 2012 with an associates of personal training and a bachelors of strength and conditioning.
Prior to that, Theaker went to Maumee HS, where she twice qualified for the state championship in cross country.