Soccer - Varsity Girls
About the Program:
Thayer Girls' Soccer is one of 13 teams in the Independent School League (ISL) and participates in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) 'Class A' division for tournament play. Our comprehensive schedule includes ISL and NEPSAC opponents, and our home games and practices take place on our main turf field on campus. The team has qualified for the NEPSAC tournament in each of the last 3 seasons, including winning the NEPSAC 'Class B' Championship in 2017 and the ISL Championship in 2019. Head Coach Nick Rugnetta '07 has been at the helm since 2017. He has prepared student-athletes to play at the next level at schools like the University of New Hampshire, Brown University, Amherst College, Trinity College, and Connecticut College to name a few. For any further information, please email Coach Rugnetta at email@example.com. Go Tigers!
Grace Kuropatkin '21 - University of Rochester
Bella Roppolo '21 - University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
|1||Grace Kuropatkin||2021||Marshfield, MA|
|3||Bella Roppolo||2021||Plymouth, MA|
|4||Aly Truckenmiller||2021||Kingston, MA|
|5||Kat Truckenmiller||Kingston, MA|
|7||Ellen Fideli||2021||Hingham, MA|
|8||Shea O'Neill||2023||West Bridgewater, MA|
|9||Emily Pimentel||2024||Dighton, MA|
|10||Aly Britko||2021||Wrentham, MA|
|11||Caroline Brooks||2022||Braintree, MA|
|12||Katelyn Sentnor||2024||Hanson, MA|
|13||Lindsay Burgess||2022||Franklin, MA|
|14||Caroline Kendall||2022||Westwood, MA|
|15||Daisy Sullivan||2022||Charlestown, MA|
|17||Brooke Mulroney||2022||South Weymouth, MA|
|18||Allie Wetterberg (captain)||2021||Weymouth, MA|
|19||Eden Donnellan (captain)||2021||Hingham, MA|
|20||Audrey Forman||2023||Norwell, MA|
|21||Nadia Cassamajor||2024||Bridgewater, MA|
|22||Mikaila Kitchen (captain)||2021||Randolph, MA|
|23||Anna Dembowski||2023||Milton, MA|
Nicholas RugnettaHead Coach
Nick Rugnetta '07 had a very successful Club, High School and College soccer career as a player before turning his attentions to the coaching side of the game. During his time as a high school player, he attended BC High for 2 years before transferring to Thayer Academy. At BC High, he was a two-year Varsity starter before going to Thayer where he was a three-year Varsity starter, team captain, and All-State selection. He was also a part of teams that won the School's first two and still only Independent School League Titles. During his time at Thayer, they also won a New England Class B Title in his sophomore year while also winning the League's Most Improved Team Award that same season. In addition to his soccer career, Nick also ran Varsity track at Thayer and won a bronze medal in the Class B New England High Jump his senior year as well as being a member of the school record setting 4x400 Meter Relay Team.
After finishing his high school career, Nick went on to a successful college career, playing Division 1 Soccer at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and also at Division 2 Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL. As a coach at the high school level, Nick spent a year as the Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach for the Thayer Academy Boys (2012). He is the former Head Coach of the Dedham High School Varsity Boys team (2013-2015).
Also involved in club soccer, Nick spent 4 years coaching for NEFC before joining Scorpions Soccer Club. Nick is in his 8th year working full time for Scorpions SC and has served in a number of roles at the club before assuming the role of Club Director two years ago. He oversees the entire club, all of their coaches, teams, and programs, including the clubs ECNL program and teams. Nick is currently the Head Coach of the 2004 and 2005 ECNL National teams as well as the 2008 Pre-ECNL team for Scorpions SC.
Nick will be entering his fourth season as the Head Coach for the Varsity Girls team in 2020. In his three years as Head Coach, the team has a combined record of 43-7-6 which also includes a NEPSAC 'Class B' Championship in 2017, NEPSAC 'Class B' Runner-Up in 2018, and ISL Championship and NEPSAC 'Class A' Semifinalist in 2019.
Nick has coached 10 All-ISL First Team players, 10 ISL Honorable Mention players, and 2 ISL MVPs.
Kiley HorneAssistant Coach
Kiley returned to Thayer Academy as both a science teacher and a Varsity Girls Soccer Coach in September 2017, after teaching and coaching at Phillips Academy and Lawrence Academy. Kiley graduated from Thayer in 2008 and then went on to graduate from Merrimack College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Clemson University with a Master’s degree in Biological Studies.
On the field, Kiley was a four-year member of the Thayer varsity soccer team earning ISL Honorable Mention Awards during her sophomore and junior year, and, as a senior, earned All-ISL, All-State, and Team ‘Most Valuable Player’ honors. At Merrimack, she was named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference third team, started all 20 games in goal for the Warriors during her senior year, and owned a minuscule goals-against average of 0.98.
Kiley is entering her second year at Thayer as a teacher and coach.
Heidi BrownAssistant CoachMs. Brown teaches ninth grade World History, standard level U.S. history and Modern European history, and a senior elective in Psychology. She has coached girls' soccer at all levels and is head coach of Alpine Skiing. Ms. Brown is an advisor with the class of 2020.