Alison Foley

Senior Coaching Director


Coaching Experience

Alison becomes the first Senior Director in program history. As the former head women’s soccer coach of Boston College, Alison brings 20 years of experience to Select. She led Boston College to 13 NCAA berths, including 11 consecutive, while amassing a record of 235-121-34; which is more wins than any other women’s soccer coach in program history.

Foley has won more games than any other women’s soccer coach in program history.

•    Foley’s overall career record is 239-129-37 in 20 seasons.
•    Has led BC to 13 NCAA berths, including 11 consecutive.
•    The team has been to eight Sweet 16’s, three Elite Eights and the 2010 College Cup (Final Four).
•    All-American players Foley has coached include: Boston Breakers teammates Kristie Mewis and Stephanie McCaffrey; NSCAA All-American and former ACC Rookie of the Year Victoria DiMartino; Hermann Trophy candidate and current French National team member Laura Georges; Hermann Trophy semifinalist Kelly Henderson as well as former Boston Breakers defender Kia McNeill and former ACC Rookie of the Year and NSCAA All-America Gina DiMartino.

•    Graduated from Keene State College in New Hampshire in 1992.
•    Earned her master’s degree in kinesiology from James Madison in 1994.

•    NCAA Regional Advisory Committee member.
•    Regional I ODP Staff since 1998.
•    NSCAA Advanced National and USSF Class A Coaching License.
•    Runs the Lady Eagles Soccer School.

Coaches Corner: About Alison

Describe yourself in three words.
Determined, caring, not-technologically savvy. (Oops that’s 3 words)

What’s playing in your car right now?
Whatever my daughter puts on… I have no control of the music!

Your favorite soccer related memory?
Beating university of Washington in the final 8 in the snow at home in front of all our fans to go to our first final four college cup. 2010

What is one thing you cannot live without?

If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be with?
Oprah…. Ellen is a close second.

What is your favorite quote?
“Sweep the sheds” Never be too big to do the small things that need to be done. A quote the All Blacks rugby team in New Zealand live by.



Select Names Boston College Coach, Alison Foley as Senior Director of Coaching