Morgan Elzinga is currently the head women’s soccer coach. She comes to Sterling from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, an NCAA Division II school where she spent one season as the assistant coach for the Bulldogs.
Elzinga began her collegiate coaching career as the graduate assistant women's soccer coach at her alma mater, Trinity International University in Chicago. She helped turn the team from a 6-12-1 record to a 14-7-1 record and a trip to the NCCAA national tournament.
She was also the head coach for the Christian Liberty Academy girl's varsity soccer program in 2018.
From 2012-2015, Elzinga was a four-year starter at Trinity International where she helped lead her team to two CCAC Tournament Championships and three consecutive NAIA National Tournament appearances. She was a two-time NAIA All-American Honorable Mention, Two-time NCCAA All-American, and a NSCAA Scholar All-American. In 2015, Morgan graduated summa cum laude and was recognized as the Sport and Wellness Management Student of the Year.
After college, Elzinga moved overseas for six months, working with Push The Rock, a sports ministry organization located in rural Zambia. She helped develop a girls' soccer program, mentored and equipped local soccer coaches to teach the game effectively and hosted short term mission trips.
Coach Elzinga holds a bachelor's degree in Sport and Wellness Management from Trinity International University and a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Trinity International University.