Alena Thom

Alena Thom soccer player for Eskilstuna United in Sweden

Alena with Eskilstuna United

The Jefferson City, MO native played collegiately at Wake Forest University, professionally in Germany, Sweden, and in the U.S. In 2010, she won a National Championship with her professional club, The Buffalo Flash, out of western New York. Currently, she is playing with the Bay Area Breeze and coaching in California. She has a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science and NCAA Division 1 coaching experience with the University of Northern Colorado and Wake Forest University. She holds her USSF ‘D’ License and NSCAA National and Advanced National Diplomas. Alena has experience working with teams and individuals of all age groups. Her passion for the game translates into her training sessions, and is evident in her enthusiasm in teaching it to others. Having played everywhere on the field during her career, Alena understands the demands of each position and what is needed to excel at the next level.

Alena’s Highlight Video

Coaching Experience

  • 2013/2014 Chabot College Assistant Coach
  • 2013/2014 Dublin United Staff Coach
  • 2012 Sutton Soccer Trainer
  • 2012 Dublin United Trainer
  • 2011 Eskilstuna United Sweden, Youth Coach
  • 2011-2003 Individual/Team Skills Trainer
  • 2010-2009 Wake Forest University, Volunteer Coach
  • 2010-2009 Athletic Republic, Speed and Agility Coach
  • 2009 New England Aztec Soccer Club, Community Development Coach
  • 2009 Boston Breakers Camps
  • 2007 River Cities FC Team Camps
  • 2007-2006 University of Northern Colorado, Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach
  • 2007-2006 Bootleggers Soccer Club, Director of “Hot Shots” Indoor Soccer Program
  • 2007-2006 Colorado ODP, Player Evaluator
  • 2006-2005 FT 1844 Freiburg Sportreferat, Coach
  • 2005 Stanford Women’s Soccer Camp
  • 2004 Capital City Soccer Club, Volunteer Assistant Coach
  • 2003 Wake Forest University Soccer Camp
  • 2002 Kansas City Mystics Semi-Pro Soccer Camp
  • 2000 Jefferson City High School Soccer Camp
  • 2000 Jefferson City YMCA Soccer Camp

Playing Experience

  • 2014 Bay Area Breeze (Semi Pro, W-Leauge)
  • 2013 California Storm (Semi Pro, WPSL)
  • 2012 Bay Area Breeze (Pro Team, WPSL)
  • 2011 Eskilstuna United (Pro Team, Söderettan, Sweden)
  • 2011 Bay Area Breeze (Pro Team, WPSL)
  • 2010 Buffalo Flash (Pro Team, W-League)
  • 2009 Boston Aztec (Breaker’s Reserve, WPSL)
  • 2008 Danmarks IF (Norrettan, Sweden)
  • 2006-2007 River City FC (WPSL)
  • 2005-2006 SC Freiburg (Pro Team, Bundesliga, Germany)
  • 2004 Carolina Dynamo (W-League)
  • 2003 US Women’s Amateur Soccer Team
  • 2002 Kansas City Mystics (W-League
  • 2002 U-21 U.S. Women’s National Soccer Camp
  • 2000-2003 Wake Forest University (NCAA DI)
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