Kim Bridge enters her fourth season as an assistant coach for the Becker College women’s soccer team, as well as serving as an assistant coach to the women’s lacrosse program for her 5th season.
Coach Bridge earned her Masters of Science in recreation and sport sciences with an emphasis in coaching education. Her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in Physical Education and Health is utilized at Killingly Intermediate School as a full time Physical Education and Health teacher.
Bridge brings 20 years of experience planning, developing and facilitating soccer programs. She has coached soccer, basketball and lacrosse to athletes of all ages from all over Connecticut and Massachusetts. Bridge was inducted in the Enfield Athletic Hall of Fame and the Dean College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.
Bridge was an All American goalkeeper and earned all conference awards that allowed her to move forward and play with the semi-pro leagues such as the W-1, W-2, and the WPSL. Bridge played with the W-2 Springfield Sirens, where she won a National Championship and was the Goalkeeper of the Year. She was then invited to be a participatant in the first ever women’s professional soccer combine and draft in 2002 for the WUSA in Boca Raton Fla. After the combine, coach Bridge won another National Championship with the W-1 Boston Renegades and was also national finalist with the New England Mutiny of the WPSL. She hung up her cleats after playing her last season with the Western Mass. Pioneers in 2005.