Coach Spotlight: Amber Richardson

Amber played high school soccer at Papillion-LaVista HS. She was named first team All-Nebraska and was Nebraska’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2002. During her youth she played for Gladiators under Jim Homan from U-10 to U-18 and won several State-Cup Championships. After that she went on to play at UNL for the Husker’s from 02-03 and was awarded the Women’s Soccer Powerlifter of the Year in 2002. Amber then transferred to Nebraska-Omaha from 04-06 and while there she was named All-Conference, All-Region, and Academic All-American. Amber and her team played in the National Semi’s in 2004 and won the National Championship in 2005. She received Final-Four All-Tournament Team awards in 04 and 05 and was recently part of Nebraska’s 25-year Silver Anniversary All-Time Girls Third Team in 2013. After college, Amber got into coaching and was the assistant women's soccer coach at Bellevue University from 2008-2019. She holds the NSCAA National Coaching Diploma.