Edmed Will Step Down as Head Coach of Camel Women's Soccer Program
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College women's soccer coach Winnie Edmed is stepping down after five seasons with the program. Edmed will relinquish her duties as soccer coach effective July 1, 2011, and will remain on staff as an instructor and administrator in the physical education department for the 2011-2012 year.
Fran Shields, the Katherine Wenk Christoffers '45 Director of Athletics and Chair of the Physical Education Department at Connecticut College commended Edmed for her contributions to the athletic program.
"We want to thank Winnie for her dedication and commitment to our student-athletes," Shields said. "We look forward to working with Winnie as her career takes a new direction."
In the classroom, Edmed's players have performed at the highest level. Since Edmed's first coaching season, 23 women's soccer players have been named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Academic Team.
Shields will conduct a national search for a replacement head coach.
December 8, 2010