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Coaching Staff

Jay Howell  |  Head Coach

Jay Howell enters his sixth season as head coach of women’s soccer at Randolph-Macon in the Fall of 2019.

The Yellow Jackets put together an outstanding season in 2018. R-MC had a record of 11-2-3 overall, its highest win total since 2009 and the least number of losses since 1996. The Yellow Jackets were 5-1-3 at home, 6-0 away and 0-1 on neutral fields. R-MC went 7-1-2 in ODAC play and tied for first in the conference standings, its most conference wins since 2009 and least number of ODAC losses since 1997. The Yellow Jackets were the No. 2 seed in the ODAC Tournament and reached the semifinals for the first time since 2000. R-MC finished first in the nation in shots per game at 30.44 and third in shots on goal per game at 14.13. The Yellow Jackets were tops in the ODAC and seventh in the country in shutout percentage at 0.750.

The Yellow Jackets went 9-7-1 overall in 2017 and posted a 5-2 record at home. R-MC went 6-4 in conference play and earned a spot in the ODAC Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. The Yellow Jackets recorded six shutout victories and held four other opponents to one goal. R-MC had four All-ODAC players.

During Howell's third season, R-MC went 5-4-1 in the ODAC and played in the ODAC Tournament for the third year in a row. The Yellow Jackets moved into the Quarterfinals of the tournament after beating Guilford in the first round. Two student-athletes were honored with All-ODAC selections during the 2016 season and 13 Yellow Jackets were recognized as members of the ODAC All-Academic Team.

In 2015, the Yellow Jackets again had a playoff season, posting an 8-9 record and moving on the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament. Howell coached three All-ODAC players during the 2015 campaign.

In his first season with the Yellow Jackets, he led R-MC to the ODAC Quarterfinals. R-MC won the first four games of the 2014 season and posted a 9-8-1 record, the first winning record for the program since 2009.  Howell helped produce two All-ODAC selections, one Phi Beta Kappa, one VaSID Academic All-State selection and had twelve student-athletes recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom as members of the ODAC All-Academic Team.

In addition to working at Randolph-Macon, Howell is the Executive Director of the Richmond Strikers Soccer Club and the Elite Clubs National League Director for Richmond United.  Howell holds an USSF "A” License and is a Scout for US Soccer, Staff Coach for US Club Soccer’s id2 National Program and currently serves on the ECNL Board of Directors.

Prior to joining the Richmond Strikers, Howell was the Executive Director for the Birmingham United Soccer Association in Birmingham, Ala., from 2010-12 and served as the Director of Coaching for the Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) in Raleigh, N.C., from 1999-2010.

Howell graduated from the University of Richmond in 1989 with a B.A. in political science. He was the head coach of the women’s soccer varsity team at Douglas Freeman High School from 1993-97 and served as assistant coach for the men’s team at his alma mater from 1995-97. Howell also was club director and director of coaching for the Richmond Capitals Soccer Club from 1993-97.

In 1997, Howell moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., to become an assistant coach for the men’s soccer program at the University of North Carolina for two years. He handled administrative duties as well as daily training for the student-athletes. Howell helped rebuild the program into a national power.


Ashley Williams  |  Assistant Coach

Ashley Williams is in her third year as an assistant coach with the Yellow Jackets.

The Yellow Jackets put together and outstanding season in 2018. Randolph-Macon had a record of 11-2-3 overall, its highest win total since 2009 and the least number of losses since 1996. The Yellow Jackets were 5-1-3 at home, 6-0 away and 0-1 on neutral fields. R-MC went 7-1-2 in ODAC play and tied for first in the conference standings, its most conference wins since 2009 and least number of ODAC losses since 1997. The Yellow Jackets were the No. 2 seed in the ODAC Tournament and reached the semifinals for the first time since 2000. R-MC finished first in the nation in shots per game at 30.44 and third in shots on goal per game at 14.13. The Yellow Jackets were tops in the ODAC and seventh in the country in shutout percentage at 0.750.

In 2017, Williams helped R-MC post a 9-7-1 overall record, including a 5-2 mark at home. The Yellow Jackets went 6-4 in conference play and earned a spot in the ODAC Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. The Yellow Jackets recorded six shutout victories and held four other opponents to one goal. R-MC had four All-ODAC players.

Williams was a four-year starter at the University of Richmond. She was a team captain during her senior season. Williams was a representative of the women's soccer team on UR's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Williams earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2015.

In May of 2017, Williams received her Masters of Education in Sports Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. While in graduate school, Williams was a soccer administration graduate assistant with the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) in Richmond, Va. She ran the satellite headquarters for all ECNL national events and worked with volunteers at each event as well.

For the past three years, Williams has been a youth soccer coach with the Richmond Strikers, working with the U-17 and U-9 players. She has also coached players on an individual level.


Celia Mosier | Goalkeeper Coach

Celia Mosier enters her second season as goalkeeper coach at R-MC.

Mosier has more than 20 years of coaching experience at all levels and has worked with thousands of goalkeepers. She is currently the Goalkeeping Director for Richmond United in addition to serving as the Director of Goalkeeping for the Richmond Strikers since 2013. Mosier also serves on the PDP and US Soccer Training Centers staff in Virginia.

Mosier holds her USSF A License, NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma, and National Youth License. She came to the Strikers from PWSI, where she was the Girls Director of Coaching and Goalkeeping Director, and she has worked for VA ODP as the GK Head Coach and has served as a Region I GK Coach.

As a collegian, Mosier played at the University at Albany - SUNY, where she earned a BS in Biology. Mosier later earned an MS in Education from Wagner College.

Additionally, Mosier is the founder and owner of Own the Goal Elite Goalkeeper Training.


Kimmy Cummings | Assistant Coach