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Carolyn Warhaftig
Carolyn  Warhaftig

Operations Assistant

Carolyn Warhaftig is in her first season with the Virginia women’s soccer program as the Operations Assistant.

Warhaftig comes to Virginia after serving two years as Athletics Director and an instructor at The Franklin School of Innovation in Asheville, N.C.

She brings with her soccer experience in both playing and coaching after a collegiate career at Colgate and serving as a volunteer assistant at the NCAA Division I level and a youth soccer coach in North Carolina.

During Warhaftig’s four-year collegiate career, Colgate captured one Patriot League title, making an NCAA tournament appearance during her junior year in 2004. Originally from Wyckoff, N.J., Warhaftig earned her degree in English.

Following her playing career, she became a graduate assistant coach at Western Carolina in 2006 before taking the reins as the head coach of the Highland Football Club in Asheville in 2008. She also served as a staff coach for the North Carolina Olympic Development Program in beginning in 2010.

In 2012, Warhaftig joined the UNC Asheville coaching staff as a volunteer assistant and served two seasons with them before moving to her position with The Franklin School of Innovation.


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