Christie Welsh is in her first season as an assistant coach with the University of Oregon women’s soccer program. Welsh, a Hermann Trophy winner and former U.S. National Team member, was one of the most decorated players in Penn State University and Big Ten Conference history. Welsh began her coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Penn State (2004-06) while she was competing with the U.S. National Team. She also worked as a volunteer assistant at Wisconsin in 2011 and assistant at St. Joseph’s in 2012