LAKE OSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER PROGRAM - COLLEEN LITTLE

In 2010, Colleen Little joined the Lake Oswego High School boys soccer program coaching staff as head conditioning coach. She brings a unique combination of soccer experience and physical fitness education to the program. Colleen played high school soccer for South Medford HS, where she was a Southwest League first team all star in addition to an OSAA 6A All State first team selection. She went on to play for the University of Portland, winning D1 National Championships in 2002 and 2005. She has also coached competitive club soccer teams for both U16 and U13 teams at the FC Portland Academy.

To complement her soccer experience, Colleen has also developed expertise in physical fitness and physical therapy. She ran the University of Portland's women's team summer fitness program in 2006, and she recently graduated from Pacific University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She also runs marathons, competing in the Boston Marathon in 2008 and winning the Kauai Marathon in 2009, and winning the Portland Maration in 2012. Colleen is a senior member of the staff at LO FITT, a local sports clinic devoted not only to injury rehabilitation, but also to injury prevention and proper training. At LOHS, she is responsible for designing and implementing fitness and training plans that develop quickness, agility, and core strength as they relate to soccer.