W. Soccer Staff Bio
Allison Tenney
Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: George Mason
Graduating Year: 2005
Experience: 1 Year

In 2017, Allison Tenney begins her ninth season as an assistant coach with the Seattle University women's soccer team. Tenney assists head coach Julie Woodward in all aspects of the program, focusing primarily on the team's fitness training.

SU has established itself as one of the most successful programs in the country. In the last four seasons, the Redhawks are one of four Division I schools to win at least seven of their last eight possible conference titles. They have claimed each of the last four WAC regular season titles and three of the last four WAC Tournament crowns. Seattle U is also one of just nine non-Power 5 conference schools to qualify for three of the last four NCAA Tournaments and one of 21 Division I programs to advance to the NCAAs three times since 2013.

Before coming to Seattle U, she was an assistant women's soccer coach at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. During that time she assisted in organizing all aspects of the program. She was also an instructor in the physical education department, after a stint in 2007 at the University of Missouri as the director of women's soccer operations.

She began her collegiate coaching career at her alma mater George Mason University, in Fairfax, Va. in 2006. As an assistant coach she focused primarily on all aspects of the team's recruiting program. While working at George Mason, she was also an assistant coach for two girl's club teams in Virginia and Maryland.

In the spring and summer of 2006, she was an associate member in the United Soccer League's Washington Freedom Soccer Club. She played outside defender alongside international, former WUSA and elite college players.

Tenney was a four-year letterwinner at George Mason. The 2005 graduate was a two-time team captain, and an All-Colonial Athletic Association Team, Colonial Athletic Association All-Tournament Team and Soccer Buzz Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team honoree.