Head Soccer Coach
Abbie Metz, a Black Hawk College grad, became the college’s first-ever women’s soccer coach in August 2020.
She is building the Braves team that will begin competing in Fall 2021.
Metz is the academy director and head coach for PLD Sports – Sporting Iowa East at the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf, IA. She has nearly two decades of experience coaching both college and high school teams in the Quad Cities.
She graduated from Rock Island High School in 2000 and was a member of the All-Metro and All-Big Six teams her senior year. She returned as a volunteer coach for Rocky’s boys and girls soccer teams from 2001-04.
After earning an Associate in Arts degree from Black Hawk College in 2005, Metz transferred to St. Ambrose University where she played soccer for two seasons while earning a bachelor’s degree in sports management.
She was the junior varsity coach for SAU’s women’s soccer team during the Fall 2007 season then the head varsity coach for Alleman High School’s girls soccer team for the 2008-10 seasons. She continued to volunteer as a soccer coach at Alleman from 2012-16 and also coached Moline United girls teams from 2012-14 and Quad City Elite girls teams from 2015-17.