Anna-Kate DePaolo enters her second season as the assistant women's soccer coach at Washington and Lee in 2019, after joining the program in March 2018.
Her first season with the Generals resulted in a 9-5-2 campaign, with a 6-3-1 record in the ODAC, and a trip to the ODAC Tournament Quarterfinals. DePaolo helped coach senior midfielder Megan Engeland '19 to All-ODAC First Team honors, All-South Atlantic Region Second Team laurels and VaSID First Team All-State recognition.
DePaolo came to W&L from Muhlenberg College, where she has served as an assistant coach and strength and conditioning assistant for the past four seasons. In her role as assistant coach, she was responsible for all aspects of the program, including recruiting, administrative duties and player development. In her time with the Mules, the women’s soccer program produced nine All-Centennial Conference honorees, two all-region selections and the 2016 Centennial Conference Rookie of the Year.
Prior to joining the staff at Muhlenberg, DePaolo served as a strength and conditioning intern at St. Francis (Pa.) University during the spring of 2014.
In addition to her experience with the Mules, DePaolo served as an ODP coach with the Eastern Pennsylvania Region, instructing U12 and U16 teams. She also served as a coach with the ESF Camps in Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley United U8/9 girls team.
DePaolo is a 2014 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned a bachelor of science in exercise science. She was a four-year letterwinner as a defender and central midfielder, helping lead the Crimson Hawks to four straight winning campaigns.
DePaolo holds an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and USSF “D” and “E” licenses. She is currently pursuing a master of science in sport and exercise psychology from Lock Haven University.