Krista Fulton
Krista Fulton
Position: Head Coach (Brown University '96)

Krista Fulton wrapped up her third season as the head coach of the Engineers' soccer program by leading MIT to its best regular-season record and conference finish in six years. The Cardinal and Gray won 13 games in 2007, the second-most in program history, while the six wins in NEWMAC play established a school record.

MIT's big season in 2007 followed Fulton's previous campaign where she guided MIT to the fifth-best turnaround in the NCAA en route to the club's first 10-win season in four years. In the last two seasons, MIT has ranked among the NEWMAC's top three in goals, assists and shutouts while posting a winning percentage of .640.

Fulton took over the reins of a program clearly looking to rebuild after serving one season as head coach for Framingham State.In her only season with the Rams, Fulton guided Framingham State to a tie for the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season crown and was named the 2004 MASCAC Coach of the Year.

Before beginning her brief tenure in Framingham, Fulton served at Simmons College, where she helped guide that program to the 2003 regular season Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. Fulton moved on to Simmons after spending fi ve years as assistant women's soccer coach for Boston University. Capturing an America East title and copping an NCAA berth during her stay, Fulton worked primarily with the defenders and goalkeepers.

As a player, Fulton was a key member for Brown University from 1992-95. An All-Ivy League performer, she helped guide the Bears to the 1992 and 1994 conference titles.

For the past eight years, Fulton has been the director for the No Way In Goalkeeper Academy and has served as a staff coach for the United States Youth Soccer Association Region I Olympic Development Program. In 2003, she was head coach for the Boston Breakers youth program of the WUSA Professional Women's Soccer League. While at MIT, Fulton has also continued her duties as a head coach in the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program while she has earned her NSCAA Premier Diploma as well as the NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma.