Coach Taramona Set to Lead New ABU Women’s Soccer Program

Arlington, TX-  Alyssa Taramona has joined the Patriot family as the new head women’s soccer coach at Arlington Baptist University.

She isn’t wasting any time as she already has high hopes for the new program kick starting in the fall of 2019.

“I’m beyond blessed and excited to begin this journey with ABU,” Taramona said, “this opportunity is a dream come true, and I’m looking forward to establishing a successful program.”

Taramona has a spectacular resume that allows her to provide a unique and dynamic perspective to develop the women’s soccer program. She has amassed knowledge from creating a sports program for all of the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio along with her nine years of coaching experience, including coaching for a youth soccer program, high school varsity head coach, and club goalkeeper coach.

Taramona graduated from St. Mary’s University with both her Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science and with her Masters in Educational Leadership.

She had a terrific career at St. Mary’s University where she was an All-Heartland Conference goalkeeper that broke multiple school records, such as most saves in a season and most career saves.

Taramona began her collegiate coaching career three years ago at St. Mary’s University under the guidance of Head Coach Corwyn Ritch. There she helper her goalkeepers establish dominance in the net by accumulating a save percentage of 0.758. Taramona also assisted Coach Ritch with developing practice plans, compliance paperwork, and recruiting.

Arlington Baptist University looks forward to the success Coach Taramona brings to the program!