Michelle Wilson is in her first season as a member of the Queens College women’s soccer coaching staff. Wilson previously served as a member of the LIU Brooklyn coaching staff for one season.
Prior to joining the Blackbirds coaching staff, Wilson spent two seasons at The College of Charleston. She focused primarily on the goalkeepers but will assist Michner and the rest of the staff in all facets of the program including training sessions, travel arrangements, recruiting, scouting, player development and academic success.
Wilson was an assistant women’s soccer coach at the University of South Carolina Upstate for one season. She played many roles in that position, which included assisting the head coach in training players for both practices and games, training goalkeepers, developing a spring conditioning plan, and organizing team community service and fundraising events. Also, Wilson brought recruits in to the team’s summer camp and the two college ID camps, which she organized.
Prior to her season at USC Upstate, Wilson spent the 2012-13 season as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C. There, she trained both goalkeepers and field players, communicated with other conference coaches for scheduling purposes, recruited student-athletes for classes 2014-16, and much more. Additionally, Wilson took on the responsibility of organizing four clinics throughout the year as well as a summer premier camp that brought in recruits nationwide.
Wilson first began her college coaching experience during the fall season of 2010 when she assisted the head coach of Spartanburg Methodist College. Prior to that, she had coached a girls’ middle school soccer team at Oakbrook Preparatory School.
In 2010, Wilson earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Converse College. During her time there, she played Division II for the Valkyries. She later went on to receive her Master of Science in sport management at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
In addition to her coaching and playing experience, Wilson has consistently participated in running various camps and coaching club soccer teams since 2009. Most notably, Wilson took part in the Region 3 Olympic Development Program last year.