|Title:||Director of Goalkeeping|
|Phone:||(804) 288-4625 x144|
|Alma Mater:||University at Albany, Wagner College|
|Highest Coaching License:||USSF A License, NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma|
Celia joined the Strikers in 2013 and has 20 years of coaching experience at all levels and has worked with thousands of goalkeepers. She is currently the Goalkeeping Director for Richmond United and the Goalkeeper Coach at Randolph-Macon College in addition to serving as the Director of Goalkeeping for the Richmond Strikers. Celia also serves on the PDP and US Soccer Training Centers staff in Virginia.
Celia holds her USSF A License, NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma, and National Youth License. She came to the Strikers from PWSI, where she was the Girls Director of Coaching and Goalkeeping Director, and she has worked for VA ODP as the GK Head Coach and has served as a Region I GK Coach. She played at the University at Albany - SUNY, where she earned a BS in Biology, and she earned an MS in Education from Wagner College.
Additionally, she is the founder and owner of Own the Goal Elite Goalkeeper Training.