Alexandria Jackson enters her first season as a Blinn College men’s and women’s soccer assistant coach after serving as head coach of the Phoenix Rising club soccer teams.
Since January, Jackson has served as the head coach of the U17, U16, U14, and U12 girls soccer teams. She oversaw four teams that finished the season with records above .500 and made Arizona State Cup appearances. In addition, all members of the U17 team signed letters of intents to 20 NCAA Division I and II teams.
Prior to Rising Phoenix, Jackson spent five seasons coaching the Waldorf University women’s soccer team. From 2014-2016, she served as an assistant coach and was named head coach in 2017. She helped lead the Warriors to North Star Conference Tournament appearances from 2014 through 2017. While there, she coached 30 all-conference players, five Champions of Character, and 35 scholar athletes.
Jackson was a four-year collegiate soccer player for NCAA Division I Northwestern State University. As a freshman, she led the team in game-winning goals (4) and helped lead the Lady Demons to a conference championship. As a sophomore, Jackson started 10 games while logging 700 minutes. In her junior season, Jackson appeared in 16 matches and started 15 times to accumulate more than 1,000 minutes of play. As a senior, Jackson started and played in all 19 matches for a total of 1,715 minutes. Playing a pivotal defensive role, she assisted on two goals. She was the team captain in 2012 and 2013 and a four-time scholar athlete for the Southland Conference.
Jackson played professional soccer for St. Catherines Jets in Ontario Canada and FFC Montabur in Germany.
Jackson graduated from Northwestern State in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in health and exercise science. In 2016, she earned a Master of Arts in organizational leadership from Columbia Southern University. She also holds her National Diploma, Advanced National Diploma, and U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) C License.