Alexandria Pickrell was named the first women’s soccer coach in Albany State University’s history prior to the inaugural 2017 season. In 2016, Pickrell led the Darton State College women’s soccer team in its final season after serving as an assistant coach for one year.
A former soccer player at the University of West Florida (2010-2014) in Pensacola, Fla., Pickrell was a four-year letterman, three-year starter and all-conference player for the Argonauts. She led UWF to the NCAA Division II national title in 2012. She was also on the West Florida team that finished as the national runner-up in 2013.
Pickrell led West Florida to three Gulf South conference championships in 2010, 2012, and 2013. She was a GSC all-tournament selection in 2011. From 2012-2013, Pickrell and UWF won 34 consecutive games.
Pickrell played three seasons in the Women's Premier Soccer League with the Gulf Coast Texans, (2011-2013). During the 2012 season, the team won the league title In 2013, the Texans were the runner-ups. Pickrell also play one season in the W-League with the Gulf Coast Texans (2014).
In her first and only season as the DSC head coach, Pickrell guided the Darton women’s soccer team to a 16-3 record, the Region 17 regular season and tournament championships and a berth in the NJCAA national tournament.
Pickrell received her B.A. from West Florida in History with minors in Spanish and Education. She recently completed her Masters Degree in Physical Education from West Florida in May 2017.