Sunday, January 12, 2020 | Women's Soccer
Carleton University Women’s Soccer Head Coach Dom Oliveri is pleased to announce the addition of Robin Rushton to the coaching staff for the 2020 season. Rushton is a familiar face to coach Oliveri as they previously worked together at Algonquin College from 2013 to 2016 and with the Ottawa Fury’s W-League team in 2014. During Rushton’s time with the Thunder she was an assistant coach on 3 Provincial Championship winning teams and helped guide the Fury’s W-League team to an Eastern Conference Championship, and a third place finish in North America.
Rushton brings with her an extensive playing background which includes international appearances for Canada at the U16, U17, U18, and U20 levels. Robin attended West Virginia University and played in the W-League with the Toronto Lynx.
While at West Virginia, Rushton was named the team’s most defensive player as a senior, was a four-year starter, and in 2008 was named team captain. Rushton started 85 matches in her career, the most by a defender in school history. She helped WVU defenses post 43 shutouts in four seasons while amassing a four-year record of 58-18-14. The Scarborough,
Ontario native also earned NSCAA Scholar All-EAST Region and ESPN’s The Magazine Academic All-District honors.
Welcome to the BirdGang, Robin!