Age Group Coordinator: U7-U12; Head Coach GU8 Academy 12/13
About Emily: Coach Janss has been with the BSC program since 2015 and is currently the Head Coach of the team’s U8 Academy 2012-2013 team. She is also the Director for the Girls U7-U11 teams.
Prior to joining BSC Emily served in various coaching capacities throughout the United States including as an Assistant Coach for the University of Arkansas, the University of Maryland, Loyola University, George Mason University, and at St. John’s College High School in Annapolis. She has also served as the Head Coach of the Maryland Olympic Development Program and as the Travel Director for OBGC.
As a player she was a four year starter at the University of Maryland and was a Regional All-American in 1996, 1997, and 1999. She began her professional career with the New York Power in 2001 and was with the Washington Freedom from 2005-2009. In 2007 she helped the Freedom win the W-League title and was a member of the W-League Championship All-Tournament team in 2007 and 2008. She also played one season with Fortuna Hjorring in Denmark during which the club finished second in the Danish 3F Cup. In 2016, she was inducted into her’s High School’s Hall of Fame.
Emily currently holds a USSF National ‘A’ Coaches and USSF Youth Coaches License. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiological Science from the University of Maryland.