Hood College - Women's Soccer

Coaching Staff

Dara Demich | Assistant Coach

Dara Demich joined the women's soccer coaching staff in the summer of 2017.

She arrived at Hood after a stellar career at Slippery Rock University (Division II). Demich was named both an All-American and a Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association during her career and left the Rock ranked second in program history in game-winning goals (12), fifth in goals (31) and sixth in points (73). She led the team in goals and points in three different seasons and was twice named both All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and CoSIDA Academic All-District.

Demich graduated from Slippery Rock with a degree in health and physical education. She is the brother of Hood's all-time men's soccer leading scorer Drew Demich.


Abbey Neish | Assistant Coach

Abbey Neish joined the women's soccer coaching staff during the summer of 2017.

She was a four-year member of the women's soccer team at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Neish finished her career with 15 goals and 11 assists for 41 points. She led the Bearcats in scoring as a sophomore and ranked second as a junior.

Neish graduated from Saint Vincent with a degree in physical therapy and is pursuing a master's degree at Hood.