Kristin Cannon became the Head Women's Soccer Coach in December 2012. In 2013, the team advanced to the NAC Quarterfinals, earned the NSCAA Silver Award for Team Ethics and Sportsmanship and produced a NAC 1st Team All-Conference Member and two NAC All-Academic Award Winners. In 2014, Cannon again led the team to the NAC Quarterfinals after improving both overall and conference records. In this record setting year, the Badgers scored 18 more goals and 15 more assists than 2013, saw Goalkeeper Amber McCullock break JSC’s shutout record, and produced three NAC 2nd Team All-Conference Members and two NAC All-Academic Awards Winners after finishing 6th in the conference.
Prior to joining Johnson State Athletics, Cannon was a Graduate Assistant and Teaching Fellow at Springfield College in Springfield, MA where she helped coach the 2010 NEWMAC Regular Season and Conference Champions. The Pride duplicated their success as 2011 NEWMAC Regular Season Champions and reached the Conference Finals. Cannon helped guide the Pride to two NCAA Tournament bids and NSCAA National rankings in both 2010 and 2011. Cannon coached and mentored two NSCAA 1st Team All-Americans, a Conference Player of the Year, seven NSCAA All-Region players, nine NEWMAC All-Conference players, and 19 All-Academic players.
Cannon also served as the Assistant Coach at her alma mater, Division II Assumption College in Worcester, MA between 2008 and 2010, coaching an NSCAA All-Region player, seven NE-10 All-Conference players and 17 NE-10 Commissioner Honor Roll players. Cannon also has extensive experience at the club level, is a Region 1 Olympic Development Program (ODP) Staff Member, and holds an NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and an NSCAA Special Topics Diploma for Mental/Physical Player Development.
Cannon earned her Master's Degree in Sport Management from Springfield College in May, 2012.