Prior to being named Florida’s first head soccer coach, Becky coached the Berry (Ga.) College Lady Fury for five seasons (1989-93), when she compiled an 82-23-6 overall record.

During her five-year coaching tenure at Berry, Becky guided the Lady Fury to two NAIA national championships (1990 and 1993) and was also named NAIA National Coach of the Year during the same two seasons.

Becky was named NAIA Regional Coach of the Year in her first season as head coach at Berry in 1989, when her squad finished as the national runner-up. At Berry, she compiled a 76.6 win percentage, as she lost only seven games to NAIA opponents during her five seasons of coaching the Lady Fury.

In 30 seasons of coaching, Becky has compiled an overall record of 507-152-43 (.753) and her 507 wins places her No. 2 among active Division I coaches and No. 3 D1 all-time for career victories.

Her coaching alumni stands at 22 United Soccer Coaches All-Americans, 11 NAIA All-Americans, 51 All-SEC players, 159 student-athletes on the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll, seven CoSIDA Academic All-Americans with 11 honors and 16 student-athletes honored as United Soccer Coaches Academic All-Americans.

As a student-athlete, Becky played her collegiate ball at Methodist College in Fayetteville, N.C., where she was a four-year letterwinner.

In her senior year, the Tarpon Springs, Fla., native served as team captain and was named to the All-South team as well as the team’s Most Valuable Player from her goalkeeper position.

Becky graduated Magna Cum Laude from Methodist in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her master’s degree from Georgia State University in 1993 and was inducted into the USA South Hall of Fame in the spring of 2015 and the Methodist University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.

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