Tracy Hoza has served as head coach of the girls’ Soccer Academy team since 2022. She holds a B.S. in Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst University and a Master of Liberal Arts in Wellness and Health Promotion from Lock Haven University as well as a USSF “B” License. Hoza has over 20 years of experience in collegiate coaching, most recently serving as assistant women’s soccer coach at Austin Peay State University (DI). Previously, she was head women’s soccer coach at Northwest Missouri State Univesity (DII), where she also taught several courses in the School of Health Science and Wellness. A four-year letter winner during college, Hoza’s playing career included two NSCAA All-American recognitions. She is also a three-time All-Region honoree, serving as captain in the team’s 1994 run to the NCAA Division II Final Four. For her distinguished accomplishments, Hoza was inducted into Mercyhurst’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015. A native of Limerick, Ireland, Hoza played for the Irish junior and senior national teams before moving to the United States for college. She and her husband, Matt, will live on campus with their daugher, Cora, who will be in sixth grade at Darlington this fall.