Kristin Cannon

Position: DUSC Women Assistant Coach,
Kristin Canon


Kristin Cannon is joining the DUSC Women staff as an assistant coach this season. Cannon has extensive experience in collegiate and club soccer, having coached at the NCAA Division I, II, and III levels for over 11 years.

Most recently, Cannon was a Division I assistant at Xavier University, the University of Cincinnati, and LIU Brooklyn. She has also coached club teams in the ECNL, National League, and Development Academy across the country. She is currently the head girls’ soccer coach at Poly Prep Country Day School and coaches club soccer for DUSC.

Cannon began her career as a NCAA Division II assistant at her alma mater, Assumption College. She then continued her education at NCAA Division III national powerhouse Springfield College, where she worked as a graduate assistant for the women’s soccer program from 2010-2012. Upon graduation Cannon moved to Vermont, where she became a head coach of Division III Johnson State College. She then became a Division I assistant at Top 50 program University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, and LIU Brooklyn.
As a player, Cannon, a defender and midfielder, helped Assumption College to a pair of NCAA Division II Sweet 16 appearances and two Northeast Conference championship appearances. Cannon served as a captain while also being named NSCAA All-Region and First Team All Conference twice during her career.
Cannon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Assumption College. She also holds a master’s in Sport Management from Springfield College and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of New England. She currently holds United Soccer Coaches National and Advanced National Diplomas.

A good coach is one who helps his players maximize or discover their potential. That is his principal function.

— Marcelo Bielsa, Argentina and Chile coach