Recreational Director of Coaching
Posted Aug 25, 2015

 

 

Stephanie Pogue brings incredible experience to the Rogue Valley Timbers coaching staff as both an accomplished player and coach.

A standout player at both Oregon State and Eagle Point High School, Stephanie serves as the director of the Rogue Valley Timbers Recreational Program and Academy. She brings college level coaching experience to her role and a deep commitment to the development of local players.

Stephanie served as the lead assistant for the Southern Oregon University women’s soccer team from 2008 to 2013. She also serves as the Portland Thorns Regional Training Center Director in Southern Oregon as well as the Head Coach of the RVT U11 GIrls Academy.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Western Oregon University and Masters in the Art of Teaching from Southern Oregon University. She holds her National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as well as her National Youth Coaching License for the US Soccer Federation.

Stephanie is a 2nd degree black belt under the United Fighting Arts Federation and a two-time national female sparring champion. She lives in Eagle Point with her husband Evan and her two children, Gavin and Teagan.

Stephanie grew up in Eagle Point and earned 12 varsity letters during her distinguished athletic career at Eagle Point High School. On the soccer field, she was named to the Southern Oregon Conference’s first team three times and was twice named conference player of the year. She set both the single season and career goal records with 38 and 98 goals, respectively. She earned all-state honors twice and was recognized as one of the top 20 female athletes in Oregon in 2000.

Following her stellar high school career, Stephanie played for the Oregon State Beavers and was part of the first Beavers’ team to beat both UCLA and USC in the same season. After rehabbing from a knee injury, she transferred to Western Oregon University where she finished her collegiate career as a team captain and was recognized with all-conference honors.