Franklin Joins Texas Tech Soccer Staff|
July 13, 2012
LUBBOCK, Texas - Molly Franklin has officially joined the Texas Tech soccer staff as the Director of Soccer Operations.
Franklin arrives at Texas Tech with a diverse experience in soccer as a player, coach and team administrator.
"Molly will be a terrific addition to our staff," head coach Tom Stone said. "She comes to Texas Tech with previous experience in this role and a wealth of experiences to draw upon from her own college career. Molly has a dynamic personality and a strong desire to learn and move forward in her college coaching career and we are excited about her positive impact on our program in a multitude of areas."
Franklin arrives at Texas Tech after serving as the Director of Operations for the University of Missouri soccer program during the 2011 season. As a member of the Tigers' staff, Franklin assisted in day-to-day operations of the soccer program including team travel reservations, recruiting operations, team management along with several administrative duties.
Franklin served as a head coach for three club teams within Iowa Rush soccer organization in Des Moines, Iowa in 2010. During her tenure, she organized and oversaw daily training sessions and game day coaching duties for the U-11, U-12 and U-13 club teams. Franklin also oversaw winter clinics and guided the program to several tournaments and a State Cup appearance.
As a player at Clemson, Franklin was named to the Soccer Buzz Southeast Region All-Freshman team in 2006. She lettered four years for the Tigers from 2006-2009. Franklin recorded 10 assists for the Tigers during the 2007 season which ties for sixth in the program's history.
Franklin graduated from Clemson with a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.