Averett University

Averett University Athletics
420 W. Main Street Danville, VA 24540
Division 3 Virginia Northeast
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Meghan Mauzy-Fleming

Meghan Mauzy-Fleming was named Averett University’s women’s soccer head coach in January 2020.

Mauzy-Fleming returns to Averett after serving as an assistant coach for the women’s soccer and men’s soccer programs at Richard Bland College of William & Mary for one season. Prior to joining the staff at Richard Bland, Mauzy-Fleming was an assistant coach for two seasons with the Averett women’s soccer program.

Mauzy-Fleming becomes the 11th coach of the Averett women's soccer program since it began play in 1993. She takes over a program that has a history of success over the past decade, including a USA South Conference championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012, along with two USA South Player of the Year selections and one Academic All-America recipient.

While at Richard Bland, which competes at the junior college level, Mauzy-Fleming helped start the women’s soccer program, which went 5-7-1 (4-3-1 in conference) in its inaugural season while making the conference tournament and producing the Region X Conference Player of the Year. As an assistant with the men’s soccer team, she helped Richard Bland advance to the conference finals, as well as the district tournament.

Mauzy-Fleming played four seasons of collegiate soccer, including her final three at Division II Mississippi College. She earned Gulf South Conference honor roll all three years in the classroom and was a starting midfielder on the field. Mauzy-Fleming was a team captain during her senior season and also served on her school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). She began her playing career at Eastern Florida State College.

Mauzy-Fleming gained coaching experience as a head coach of a youth soccer club team, an assistant coach at Berkshire Soccer Academy during the summer of 2016 and through an internship with the women's soccer program at Mississippi College. She joined Averett’s coaching staff in July 2017.

Since then, Mauzy-Fleming served as an assistant coach for the North Carolina State Olympic Development from 2017 to March of 2019. Additionally, she worked as a soccer coach for No. 1 Camp over the summer from 2017 to 2019.

A native of Titusville, Florida, Mauzy-Fleming earned her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology (sports management) from Mississippi College in May 2017 and her master's degree in education from Averett in 2019.

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Leah Hairfield

Leah Hairfield joined the Averett University women's soccer program as an assistant coach in July 2021.

Hairfield was a four-year starter on the back line at Division II Mars Hill University from 2015-18. In 50 career games, she made 43 starts and totaled two goals and two assists for the Lions. In addition, she served as co-president of Mars Hill's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

A native of Willis, Virginia, Hairfield earned her bachelor's degree in athletic training from Mars Hill in 2019 and began a career in healthcare as a sales specialist with Aeroflow Healthcare in Asheville, North Carolina. She is pursuing her master's of business administration from Averett.

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