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     Kim Kern
    Kim  Kern

    Raleigh, N.C.

    Assistant Coach



    Santoro Overhauls Goalkeeping Position

    The Wolfpack is expected to boast a squad this fall that features four goalies, a significant increase after regularly carrying no more than three, and usually only two, in previous seasons.


    Santoro Finalizes Coaching Staff

    Former Wolfpack keeper Kim Kern will begin her first season as an assistant coach in 2013


    State Hosts William & Mary Saturday in Exhibition Match

    The Wolfpack will play its only exhibtion game of the season against the Tribe at 5 p.m.

    Kim Kern begins her third season as an assistant coach at NC State in the fall of 2015. She spent the 2012 season as the Director of Operations for the women's soccer program.

    Kern is the owner of an NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma. She is also currently working for the second straight year as a goalkeeper coach for the North Carolina Olympic Development Program.

    "Kim brings a lot of knowledge and experience, not just to the goalkeeper position on the coaching side, but to the program as a whole with her knowledge of NC State and the Raleigh area." said head coach Tim Santoro.

    The Raleigh, N.C., native graduated from NC State in May 2012 with a degree in sport management. She was a four-year starting goal keeper for head coach Steve Springthorpe, making 66 career starts in net, including 57 out of 58 games her final three seasons.

    Kern's 324 career saves rankthird best in school history, while her 1.29 goals-against-average and 15 shutouts rank fourth and fifth, respectively.

    She was a two-time ACC All-Academic Team member, and earned Academic All-District first team honors during her junior season.

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