Katie Barron
Katie Barron
Title: Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Katie rejoined the athletic staff in 2019 as the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. Katie graduated from Faith in 2007 with a B.S. in Education. She received her Master’s degree in Education and English as a Second Language in 2012 from Drake University.  While at Faith, Katie was a part of the first-ever women’s soccer team and played all four years as an Eagle. Katie also played soccer in Saipan on the MPU Women’s Club Team and the CNMI Women’s National Team.

Katie has coached soccer for the past 11 years. While serving as a teacher in Saipan from 2008-2010, she coached the Saipan MPU U15 boys club team. During the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Katie returned to the states and served as the assistant women’s soccer coach at Faith. She then moved to Qingdao, China to teach English Language Learners at Qingdao International School of Shandong as well as coach middle school and high school soccer.

Katie is married to her husband Zack, and they reside in Ankeny with their son Lukas.

College(s) Attended:
Faith Baptist Bible College ('03-'07)
Drake University ('10-'12)
 
Degree(s) Completed:
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Masters in Teaching and ESL
 
Coaching Experience:
2008-2010: Saipan MPU U15 Boy's Soccer
2010 - 2011: Faith Baptist Bible College Women's Soccer Assistant Coach
2012 - 2019: Qingdao International School Middle School and Varsity Boy's and Girl's Soccer Coach
2019 - Current: Faith Baptist Bible College Women's Soccer Head Coach

Hometown: 
Hudson, IA

Coaching Licensures
9v9 and 11v11 Coaching License
USSF - D Coaching License
AFC - C License