MIT Names Krista Fulton New Women's Soccer Coach

Aug. 25, 2005

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Krista Fulton has been tabbed to lead MIT's women's soccer program it was announced today by DAPER Department Head/Director of Athletics, Candace Royer. Fulton, who was a member of two Ivy League championship teams, takes over the reigns of a growing program after serving one season as head coach for Framingham State.

Fulton's leadership and experience will immediately bolster women's soccer at the Institute. In her only season with the Rams, Fulton guided Framingham State to a tie for the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season crown and was named the 2004 MASCAC Coach of the Year.

Before beginning her brief tenure in Framingham, Fulton served at Simmons College, where she helped guide that program to the 2003 regular season Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. Fulton moved on to Simmons after spending five years as assistant women's soccer coach for Boston University. Capturing an America East title and copping an NCAA berth during her stay, Fulton worked primarily with the defenders and goalkeepers.

As a player, Fulton was a key member for Brown University from 1992-95. An All-Ivy League performer, she helped guide the Bears to the 1992 and 1994 conference titles.

For the past seven years, Fulton has been the director for the No Way In Goalkeeper Academy and has served as a staff coach for the United States Youth Soccer Association Region I Olympic Development Program. In 2003, she as head coach for the Boston Breakers youth program of the WUSA Professional Women's Soccer League. While at MIT, Fulton will also continue her duties as a head coach in the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program.