The inaugural UIC Women's Soccer Camps are now open for registration. Head coach Brian Rigby and assistant coach Juliana Zavala will host a pair of overnight/commuter summer sessions on the UIC campus, located on the near west side of Chicago. The first camp session will run from June 27-30, and the second session will be held from July 22-25.
Head women's soccer coach Brian Rigby announced the hiring of Juliana Zavala as UIC's first-ever assistant coach on Thursday. Zavala was a standout player in the city of Chicago during her prep days, and played collegiately at both Northwestern State and Northern Illinois.
In Amanda Rigby's home in Chicago, Friday night or Saturday is designated family time when checking email is not allowed, and Sunday night is when family sits down together to view commitments and plans for the week ahead. There's a good chance Amanda or her husband, Brian, will be traveling for their job.
The University of Illinois at Chicago will introduce women's soccer as a varsity sport, Athletic Director Jim Schmidt announced on Nov. 15, 2012. Schmidt also announced the hiring of UIC men's soccer alum Brian Rigby as the program's first head coach of the program, pending Board of Trustees approval.
New head women's soccer coach Brian Rigby joins up with the Horizon League Network's Kyle Binder via Skype to talk about the women's soccer program at UIC. Rigby discusses the ins and outs of building a program from the ground up and his career path since graduating from UIC in 1998.
First-year head coach Brian Rigby and the UIC women's soccer program are calling on any interested student-athletes. The Flames will begin official competition in the fall of 2014.