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Women?s soccer – Head Coach Wilkins continues to build tradition of success in Madison (USA)

wilkins-soccer-coachPaula Wilkins, University of Wisconsin women?s soccer team head coach, is one of the coaches with the most wins in program and NCAA history. Known as one of the most revered coaches in the sport, Wilkins has spent the better part of the decade turning the Badgers into a powerhouse in the Big Ten and the country.

In 2007, Wilkins began her tenure as the head coach of the women?s soccer team. Having previously spent the last 13 years at Penn State as an assistant for seven and a head coach for six, Wilkins was a part of a team that won numerous titles, including NCAA appearances in all but one year.

But the storied coach decided to make the transition to the Badger state and still remembers the competitive drive that brought her to Madison all those years ago.

?It was a pretty awesome challenge that I don?t think many coaches would do,? Wilkins said. ?Taking a team that?s at the bottom of the Big Ten and take it to the top. I thought that would be a cool challenge, so I took it. That?s why I?m here.?


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