Former Massachusetts standout Rebecca Myers is now in her fourth year as assistant coach at her alma mater. Myers brings an impressive resume of coaching and playing experience at all levels of soccer to UMass.
She came to Massachusetts after spending two seasons as an assistant coach with the University of Dayton women's soccer program. Currently, Myers is coaching the under-17 Western United team.
As a player, Myers was a member of the Women's Soccer League Chicago Cobras (1997-2000), which took home the national championship in 2000. Prior to that, she was a four-year letterwinner for UMass (1993-96). Myers also holds her NSCAA Advanced National Coach License.
As a Minutewoman, she was a member of four Atlantic 10 Conference championship teams as well as three NCAA Sweet 16 squads and one Final Four team (1993). She garnered numerous accolades over her career including Soccer America All-America honors three times. Myers was selected Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year in 1993, and earned All-Conference honors four straight years. She was a three-time A-10 All-Tournament team member, earning the Most Valuable Player award in 1994. Myers finished her career with 38 goals and 101 points, currently ranking her second and third, respectively, in the UMass record book. She also ranks among the top 10 in assists (25) and shots (194).
A native of Marietta, Ga., Myers earned a bachelor of science degree in Exercise Science from UMass in 1997.