Kierstyn Sandwell

Lady Demize Acadmey Head Coach: U8 girls

Kierstyn was born and raised in Springfield, MO where she began her soccer career. She started playing soccer when she was 4 years old and decided to join a competitive team in middle school. At Kickapoo High School, she lettered in varsity for 3 years as a forward and outside midfield player. Two of those years she helped her team win the district title and move on to Sectionals. Her senior year she scored the game-winning goal in the conference game against their rival Glendale to break a 4 year winning dry streak against that team.

Junior year, she joined the Demize Soccer Academy to play for her last two years in high school as defender. In the Fall, her team traveled for tournaments and college showcases. Her team played futsal in Kansas City in the Winter, and in both years they competed at the National futsal tournament.

She is now a senior at Missouri State University majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology. As an alumnus of this club, she decided to give back to the youth club by coaching, starting in the fall of 2014. She has coached the little stars and U8/U9 boys for her first two years. Now she coaches the U8 girl’s team and occasionally helps with high school and little stars teams for league and tournament games.