Former Clark University standout Brienne (Brie) Smith was named women’s soccer head coach at her alma mater on June 16, 2014.

She began her coaching duties on August 1 in time for the start of the 2014 season and enters her fourth season on the sidelines in 2017.

Smith spent the last four years as the head women’s coach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. where she guided the Greyhounds to four straight Landmark Conference tournament appearances, including a berth in the championship game in 2012. During that 2012 season, Smith was named Landmark Coach of the Year, while two of her student-athletes garnered the league’s offensive and defensive player of the year awards, respectively. Her program saw eight student-athletes earn a combined 13 all-conference citations during her tenure, including six first-team selections.

Prior to Moravian, Smith spent nine years as an assistant coach at Tufts University under head coach Martha Whiting. During her time with the Jumbos, Smith helped lead them to three NCAA Tournament berths, including a trip to the Final Four in 2005 and more than 80 victories.

Smith was a four-year letterwinner with the Cougars appearing in 68 of 76 games from 1997-00. She was part of the 1998 team that won a school-record 17 games and garnered the school’s lone NCAA Tournament bid.