Sarah Wolcott enters her third year as assistant head women’s soccer coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
In 2011, Wolcott helped guide the Panthers to the best season in school history as Pitt-Bradford established a new school record with 13 wins and hosted a postseason match for the first time in program history. The Panthers improved to the second in the conference, totaling seven wins, the highest finish ever in program history. The squad advanced to the AMCC tournament semifinals for the third straight season and ranked among the top defensive teams in the nation.
In her first season, Wolcott helped instruct Pitt-Bradford to a fifth place finish in the AMCC, and the team advanced to the conference tournament semifinals for the second straight season.
Before coming to Pitt-Bradford, Wolcott played four years of soccer at NCAA Division I St. Bonaventure University. A defender, Wolcott started 70 of the 72 games she appeared in. She was named the St. Bonaventure women’s soccer defensive player of the year her senior year, and was selected to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas Scholar All-East Region team her junior year. Wolcott was a NCAA Academic All-American nominee and was named to the Lowe’s Senior Class Award watch list.
Wolcott served as the co-captain during the 2010 season for the Maine Tide, a member of the Women’s Premier Soccer League.
She recently earned her USSF D Coaching Certificate. Over the last five years, Wolcott has coached several club teams and worked with many clinics and camps in the Bradford/Olean area.
She received her bachelor’s in philosophy/pre-law from St. Bonaventure in 2010 while earning cum laude honors. She also earned a minor in business and nonviolent studies.
Wolcott currently resides in Olean, N.Y.