Kim Fearnbach, a former standout player at NCAA Division III Wesley College in Dover, Del., begins her fourth season on the University of Delaware women's soccer staff as a volunteer assistant coach in 2015.
A native of Pennington, N.J., Fearnbach earned her degree in physical education with a minor in psychology and coaching from Wesley in 2012.
She is currently teaching physical education at Albert Jones Elementary School in the Christina School District.
She was a four-year standout at Wesley, playing goalkeeper as a freshman in 2008 and forward her final three seasons. She served as team captain as a senior in 2011 when she was the second leading scorer in the league and was named the team Most Valuable Player. She finished her career ranked in the Top 10 at Wesley for goals and points. She was also a Dean's List student and was selected to the CAC All-Academic team.
Prior to Wesley, she attended Hopewell Valley Central High School where she was an all-conference and all-area selection and competed for the softball and basketball teams. She was also a member of the Jersey Knights Lady Lancers Premier Soccer club team.
Fearnbach is a USSF National D License coaching and previously served coaching stints at St. Elizabeth's High School in Wilmington, Del. in 2009-10, with the Delaware Olympic Development Program in 2010-12, the New Jersey Olympic Development Program in 2012-13, the Concord Soccer Association Under 12 team 2012-13, and the No. 1 Soccer Camps in 2010-12.
She also serves as the Philadelphia Summer Select director of player development for the Under 9 & 10 teams and as the Delaware Union Soccer Club director of sport psychology and director of Under 9 & 10 player development.
In 2013 she received the Eastern District Association for American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) Outstanding Future Professional Award.