Leesburg, VA. (09/25/21) – The Washington Spirit are proud to announce that Annie Worden will join the club’s technical staff as an assistant coach, effective immediately until the end of the 2021 season. Worden joins the Spirit after serving most recently as the Premier Soccer Director at Premier Progression Academy.
Worden played four years at Fordham University where she was named captain her senior year. In her 75 games at Fordham, she scored 18 goals and added eight assists. After her junior season in 2011, she was named most valuable player for Fordham. After graduating from Fordham, Worden spent time training with the Chicago Red Stars. Prior to college, Worden was a record-goal scorer and two-time captain at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring Maryland.
Worden had this to say about joining the staff: “I am very excited to be joining the Washington Spirit organization. This is a team with a bright future and I look forward to doing what I can to help bring home the championship to DC.”
Spirit President Ben Olsen had this to say about the hiring: “We are excited to have Annie join the coaching staff. She will be an important addition as we look to push towards the playoffs.”