On May 5, 2015, Louisiana College announced the hiring of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, Native, Samantha Etherington as the sixth head coach in Louisiana College Women’s Soccer program history.

As a graduate assistant at the University of Dubuque from 2013-2015, Etherington assisted in every facet of a program that won the Iowa Conference (IIAC) regular season and postseason championship. The program also made an NCAA Tournament appearance on its way to setting new school records for wins (16), consecutive wins (6), home wins (10), fewest goals allowed (18), and shutouts (10).

Prior to Dubuque, Etherington put together an impressive coaching resume in a short period of time, as she served as student assistant coach at Nicholls State University and assistant coach at E.D. White High School in Thibodaux for the 2012-2013 season.