Meet Natalie Randolph, she is one of the very few female football coaches or the only one at a high school team nationwide. Follow us into the life and career of this outstanding young female coach and don’t forget to take a look at the photos and video below.
Although her coaching career started in 2006, it wasn’t until this year that she reached the head coach position at Coolidge High School in Washington, DC. Some said that it is believed that Natalie is the only female coach, while other sources revealed that she might be the second one.
Natalie Randolph was born in Washington, DC in 1980 (30 years ago) to Marilyn and Nathaniel Randolph. She went to Sidwell Friends High School in Washington (where I think Chelsea Clinton and even President Obama’s girls study), it was at high school that Natalie stared her involvement in sports and a very good one, she was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the year two years in a row, during her junior and senior year.
After she graduated from High School she went to the University of Virginia also known as UVA (Tina Fey went there also Katie Couric,and Robert and Ted Kennedy) where she became a hurdler and sprinter as part of the Virginia track and field team. She graduated from UVA in 2002.
In 2003 Natalie Randolph entered the IWFL. With the Divas Natalie defeated the Michigan Jaguars wining the 2004 division title for the second time in a row, in 2006 won the Conference championships defeating the Columbus Comets, Natalie left the Divas on 2008.
While a Diva and in 2006 she became assistant coach at Washington’s H.D Woodson High School, she left in 2007. Later she became the biology teacher at Calvin Coolidge Senior High School and it was earlier this year that she was named the Colts’ new head coach, it was in her honor that on March 12th, 2010 Mayor Adrian Fenty decreed it was the ‘”Natalie Randolph Day”.
On August 27th Natalie made her coaching debut with the Colts, unfortunately they lost to Carroll High, but this won’t stop this fantastic woman, this just made her a stronger fighter.
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