Breann Puchalski was tabbed the first full-time assistant women’s soccer coach for the University of Redlands’ highly acclaimed program in August 2016.  She returned to Redlands as a familiar face to the Bulldogs, having competed for Head Coach Suzette Soboti for four years and previously worked as an assistant coach for the Maroon and Gray.

Prior to joining Bulldog Athletics, Puchalski served as the head coach of the Murrieta Surf Soccer Club and successfully led her team to the championship game in seven out of eight tournaments. During the 2015 season, she coached her squad to a second-place finish in Flight 2 of the Southern California Development Soccer League.

Puchalski also brings solid coaching experience from her time as an assistant coach with the Pateadores IER (Inland Empire Region) Club Team and as the head coach of the freshman and junior varsity soccer teams at Redlands East Valley High School. From 2010 to 2013, she guided the Wildcats to the CIF Division II Junior Varsity Championship.

She brings an abundance of knowledge of soccer techniques, game strategy, and leadership skills. Puchalski prides herself on her ability to develop customized training sessions for a single player or the entire team. She strives to pinpoint a player’s strengths and weaknesses, and will work to develop and improve their game to produce better results in the future.