Coach and Athletic Director

September/October 2021

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2 S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 2 1 Following a 13-year career as goalkeeper for the women's U.S. Deaf national soccer team and winning three gold medals, Meghan Maiwald enrolled in Ball State's online master's program in athletic coaching education so she could coach her favorite sport. Today, she is an assistant women's soccer coach at Gallaudet University, the world's only university for Deaf and hard of hearing, and coaches girls' soccer at a secondary school for the Deaf, also on Gallaudet's campus. "It's a dream come true!" she says. "I am able to be a role model and mentor to those young Deaf and hard of hearing women with my playing background, education, and simply being a well-rounded coach," says Meghan. Our online master's in athletic coaching education students: • Learn from faculty who are world-class coaches • Do their internship at their workplace • Can finish in five semesters • Skip the GRE For Gallaudet soccer, Ball State alumna Meghan is twice the coach Meghan Maiwald Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, Gallaudet University Ask Alicia Ganion, Student Success Specialist, at [email protected] or 765-285-1582, your questions about our world-class program. Online Master's in Athletic Coaching Education Choose #101 online

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