Britta Marmon enters her fifth season as an assistant coach at the
College. While Marmon assists with all aspects of the program, her
primary responsibilities include working with the team’s goalkeepers,
practice/game preparation, recruiting, coordinating team travel and
community service events. Additionally, she serves as assistant director
for the John Daly Girls’ Soccer Camp, which is held each summer in
The 2010 campaign was yet another solid season for the Green and Gold's defense, as it posted seven shutouts over the course of the year. The Tribe started the season on fire, shutting out four of its first five opponents en route to being ranked No. 14 in the nation. Junior defender Diana Weigel earned First-Team All-CAA honors for the second-consecutive season, also earning All-Region distinction after leading the Tribe's defense in 2010.
The Tribe’s defense had another great year in 2009 under the
guidance of Marmon, allowing only 1.16 goals a contest and registering
nine shutouts over the course of the season. Additionally, Diana Weigel
was named the CAA Defender of the Year, the second-straight season a
member of the Green and Gold has earned the accolade. Along with Weigel
being named to the All-CAA First-Team, fellow defender Katilin O’Connor
was named to the all-conference third team.
In 2008, William and Mary had great season with four of its
defenders earning multiple awards. Senior Abby Lauer was named both
all-region and all-conference along with being named the CAA co-Defender
of the Year. Classmate Dani Collins was named an All-American for the
second consecutive year while also earning her third all-region and
third All-CAA honors. Fellow senior Meghan Walker finished her career as
one of the College’s finest goalkeepers with an all-conference
accolade. Freshman Diana Weigel had a great rookie season that was
punctuated with being named to the Soccer Buzz Freshman All-American
team, along with earning all-region and All-CAA Rookie Team honors.
In 2007, William and Mary’s defense was one of the stoutest in
school history, allowing an all-time program-low 11 goals, only 0.48
goals per game, which was also a school record. In total, the team
pitched 13 shutout games, the second-most ever at the College.
Individually, goalkeeper Meghan Walker accounted for 10 of those
shutouts, tying the No. 2 all-time mark she had set the year before.
Walker graduated in 2009 tied for the school record in career goals
against average at 0.78 and ranked third all-time in career saves with
246. Marmon has also taken a firm hand guiding her own development as
well as that of her players, obtaining a National Diploma from the NSCAA
in the summer of 2008.
Prior to joining the Tribe in the spring of 2007, Marmon was an
assistant coach at Indiana State University where she worked with the
team’s goalkeepers and defensive players. She also handled team travel,
community service projects, equipment management, ensured individual and
team fitness and assisted with recruiting identification and campus
visits. In addition to her experience at the collegiate level, Marmon
has also been instrumental in developing players in the prep ranks. She
served as an assistant coach with the Indiana Olympic Development
Program in 2006, as she oversaw the training of 92 girls. The prior
year, Marmon worked at City High School, in Iowa City, Iowa, and was the
assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach for the girls’
soccer programs. She also spent more than three years as the goalkeeping
coach for the Iowa Soccer Club.
As a player, the Newport Beach, California, native was a standout
goalkeeper at the University of Iowa where she finished her career with
five school records. A three-time team captain, she earned second-team
All-Big Ten distinction in 2002 and was selected to the conference’s
all-academic team in each of her final three seasons. Marmon also
garnered the Hawkeye’s team MVP honor twice (2002, 2004) and was
nominated for the Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award in 2004. She
finished her career with four conference player of the week accolades
and was selected to national teams of the week by Soccer Buzz and Soccer
Marmon, formerly Vogele, earned a bachelor’s degree in history from
Iowa in 2005. She was married in the summer of 2008 to Dave Marmon and
resides with her husband in Williamsburg.