|Title:||Volunteer Asst. Soccer Coach|
|Previous College:||Concord University|
Jesse Saunders enters his fifth year with the Avenging Angels as a volunteer assistant. He also impacts the program as the recruiting coordinator.
Prior to joining the Meredith staff, Saunders served three years as the recruiting coordinator for the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. He coached with a variety of soccer clubs in W.V. and currently partners with the Carolina Soccer Club here in Raleigh.
Saunders competed in men’s soccer and tennis at the Division II level at Concord. He served as team captain for both sports and earned all-conference honors from the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as a senior in soccer and his last two seasons with tennis.
A graduate with a bachelor of science in chemistry, Saunders currently supports the research efforts with the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill department of nutrition. In addition, he is pursuing an MBA and is on track to complete his degree in the summer of 2014.
He holds a National D license with the United States Soccer Federation and enjoys the opportunity to utilize those skills to advance the strong Avenging Angels soccer program.