Jenna Wallace named Alcorn State women’s soccer head coach, removing interim title
LORMAN, Miss. – Alcorn State Athletics and Athletic Director Raynoid Dedeaux have removed the interim tag from Jenna Wallace‘s head coach title. Wallace becomes the seventh head coach of the Alcorn State women’s soccer team.
“Alcorn is happy to have Coach Wallace, and we look forward to seeing what she does in this next stage of her career,” said Dedeaux. “We are grateful to her for stepping up and taking over in the interim role at the end of the fall semester, and we have been impressed with what she has done thus far. I am confident that Coach Wallace has all the qualities necessary to take the Lady Braves soccer team into its next chapter am excited to see the program grow.”
Wallace has spent the past two seasons at Alcorn State University as the assistant coach and the last four months as the interim head coach. During the 2022 season, she helped lead the team to its best record in over a decade and a seventh seed birth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship tournament.
As the number two, Wallace was responsible for scouting opponents and assessing game plans, monitoring team academics, coordinating the team schedule and travel, managing the equipment, and analyzing film to aid in player development.
“I am thankful for the opportunity and am truly excited to grow with this group,” Wallace said. “My goal is to continue to build a culture of high standards while providing a safe space for my athletes to strive toward their potential on and off the field. We know what we are capable of and intend to raise the bar every day.”
Prior to arriving in Lorman, Wallace was a volunteer assistant coach at Delaware State University from 2019-2021. She assisted with the creation and organization of the practice plan, led team sessions, and assisted with recruiting.
Wallace spent her collegiate career at Ocean County College and Delaware State. At Ocean County, she was named Second Team All-American, First Team All-Region, and First Team All-Garden State. She also tied for second in the nation in goals and third in points. At DSU, she was an NCAA Division I three-year starter.
The Brick, N.J. native is a 2019 graduate of Delaware State, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication with an emphasis in public relations and advertising.
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