- PositionGoalkeeper Coach
Maria Dorris enters her second season as a goalkeeper coach for Sky Blue FC, working alongside assistant coach Jill Loyden. In addition to Sky Blue FC, Dorris also serves as an assistant women’s soccer coach at Drew University and on the staff of The Keeper Institute in Sewell, N.J., which is owned and operated by Loyden.
Dorris attended The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey for two years. In her rookie season, she started 22 games, recording 91 saves, notching 7 shutouts, and received 2 NJAC Rookie of the week honors. She led the Ospreys to an NJAC Final and their last NCAA appearance to date. She then transferred to Rowan University in the spring of 2011. That fall, she started four games and recorded 15 saves. She received NJAC Defensive Player of The Week and ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honors as she led the Profs into the 2011 NCAA tournament. During her senior season in 2012, Dorris started all 18 games, notching 74 saves for 11 shutouts and a save percentage of .881 (21st in NCAA Division III). She received NJAC Defensive Player of the Week honors twice, ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honors twice, and led the Profs to another NCAA tournament. She ended her career as the New Jersey Athletic Conference leader in shutouts and save percentage, and she was chosen to the 2012 NJAC All-Conference Honorable Mention Team. Maria earned her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Rowan University in 2016.