"Our program strives to provide a combination of mental and technical elements, implemented with effective and efficient methodology. The goal is to empower our players by developing their skills, approach, and character."
Coach Wilbrandt is a Humanities teacher / Dean at Hawken and is in her 3rd year as Program Director and Varsity Head Coach of the Hawken Girls Soccer program.
She grew up playing for the Rockford Raptors FC in Rockford, Illinois, eventually being recruited to play Division I soccer at Davidson College in North Carolina for 4 years. While at Davidson, Heidi was named to the All-Conference Academic team and graduated in 2007 with a degree in History and Gender Studies. Heidi earned her USSF National C License and coached for Stafford Soccer Club in Virginia for 7 years, also playing with the FASA Impact W-League team in 2011. Heidi taught U.S. History at Fredericksburg Academy in Virginia, coaching the FA Varsity Girls Soccer team for two seasons and leading them to two conference championships. Heidi went on to teach History at The Overlake School in Redmond, Washington, and coached in both the girls and boys soccer programs, winning one State Championship with the girls program and two State Championships with the boys program.
Utilizing a character-first approach, training goals for Hawken Girls Soccer are to lead each player to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential through a highly personalized approach, while learning to embrace team goals and the team-first mentality.
In the last 10 years, Hawken Girls Soccer has sent many players on to play at the collegiate level, including NCAA Division I players at Bowling Green University, Miami of Ohio (2), Kent State University, Canisius College, and Cleveland State University.
Hawken Soccer History
In 2016, Maggie Canitia ’17 was named 1st Team All-Ohio and an NSSCA All-American in 2016.