Megan Mawyer enters her second season as a member of the Tribe women's soccer coaching staff. She comes to the Tribe after spending the last five seasons at VMI.
In her first season with the Green and Gold, W&M moved its in NCAA record of winning seasons to 34 with a 12-6-1 campaign in 2014, earning the four seed in the CAA Tournament. The Tribe advanced to the CAA Semifinals, where they fell to eventual CAA champion Northeastern. Under Mawyer's guidance, six student-athletes earned all-conference honors, including senior Emory Camper, who was named to the NSCAA All-Region team, and the VaSID all-state team. The goalkeeper coach, she helped guide junior Caroline Casey to Third-Team All-CAA honors.
With the Keydets, Mawyer was in charge of VMI’s goalkeepers. As the goalkeeper coach, she tutored the three most successful goalkeepers in school history, including leading the group to No. 3 in the nation in save percentage in 2009.
Prior to her time at VMI, she spent four seasons coaching club and high school soccer. At the club level, Mawyer was a goalkeeper coach for the Northern Virginia Majestics (2006-09) and a trainer at Max Touch Soccer Academy (2006-09). She served as the head coach of Prince William Soccer Inc. in Woodbridge, Virginia (2005-07) as well. At the high school ranks she spent time as an assistant coach at Brentsville High School in Nokesville, Va. (2008).
Mawyer enjoyed a successful playing career at Southern Utah in the program’s inaugural seasons. A two-time academic all-conference selection, she holds the program record for saves (306), while she ranks second in career shutouts and third in career in goals-against-average.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychical education with a focus in coaching and a minor in nutrition from Southern Utah in 2005. Mawyer went on to earn her Master’s degree in Sports Psychology from California University of Pennsylvania in 2010. She is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and holds a National Youth Coaching License, as well as a C License from the U.S. Soccer Federation.
Mawyer lives in Williamsburg, Va. with her husband, Bobby.