Kristy-Rose Dougherty begins her ninth season at Rider as an assistant coach in 2013.Dougherty, a 2001 Rider graduate with a degree in Communications was a member of the inaugural Rider women’s soccer team. A two-time All-MAAC selection, Dougherty was voted second team All-American for first-year teams by Soccer Buzz Magazine. A team captain and team MVP at Rider, Dougherty was a four-year starter, scoring 18 points in 77 games.