W&L Soccer Camp Staff

All coaches are licensed and experienced at the high school or collegiate level. You will NOT be coached during the sessions by current college players. We will have current college players on staff that will be dorm counselors and will assist in the sessions. They will not be head coaches of teams.

Neil Cunningham: Camp Director and Head Coach- will be present at all sessions and will be coaching most of the sessions on camp.

Neil Cunningham, Camp Director, is the Head Coach of the Washington and Lee women’s soccer program. In 16 seasons, Cunningham has posted a 230-52-28 record, captured the ODAC Conference title four times and advanced his squad to the NCAA Elite 8 in 2006.

A native of Manchester, England, Cunningham came to W&L from Savannah College of Art & Design, where he coached both the men’s and women’s soccer teams. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the West London Institute of Higher Education and gained a Master of Education in sport leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003. Cunningham holds a U.S. Soccer Federation License and an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. Cunningham was also named ODAC Coach of the Year and NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year in 2002, 2006 and 2009.

Ashley Kaufman: Assistant Camp Director and Current Assistant Coach

Ashley Kaufman is in her first season as an assistant women's soccer coach at Washington and Lee.

She came to W&L from St. Lawrence University, where she served as a graduate assistant for the women’s soccer team since 2014. Over two seasons, Kaufman helped the Saints to a 25-11-4 overall record and an 8-6-2 mark in the Liberty League. SLU also made an appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2015.

A 2014 inductee into the Utica College Athletic Hall of Fame, Kaufman was a four-year letterwinner in soccer and ice hockey, and a one-year letterwinner in softball. She earned all-conference honors in soccer all four years, including three first-team laurels. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Utica in 2009 and a master of education leadership from St. Lawrence in 2016.

Kaufman also has experience serving as head coach for the GirlsCan Football Academy in New Haven, Conn., and with the Lake Placid soccer camp in Canton, N.Y. She also holds a NSCAA Level 2 goalkeeping diploma.

College Coaches who have worked camp in the past:

Rachel Sushner: Head Coach St. Olaf, Northfield, MN. Former assistant at Washington and Lee. Played at Skidmore College, NY

Russell Dishman: Head Coach William Byrd High School, Roanoke, VA. Assistant coach at Roanoke College, VA

Jamie Gluck: Head Coach Haverford College, PA. Former assistant at Washington and Lee. Played at Muhlenberg College, PA

Jocelyn Keller: Head Coach Carleton College, MN. Former assistant at Washington and Lee. Played at Depauw University, IN

Sandy Lagana: Head Coach McDaniel College, MD. Played at Bridgewater College, VA

Ross Liberati: Assistant Men's coach at Bucknell. Played at Bucknell University, PA

Kelsey Yam: Head Coach at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. Played at Skidmore College, NY