On Saturday, the Washington Spirit announced that Annie Worden would join the club’s technical staff as an assistant coach.

Worden joins the Spirit for the remainder of the 2021 season after serving most recently as the Premier Soccer Director at Premier Progression Academy.

Worden played fours years at Fordham University during her NCAA years and became a captain in her final year with the Rams. After graduating from Fordham, Worden spent time training with the Chicago Red Stars.

“We are excited to have Annie join the coaching staff,” said Spirit President Ben Olsen of the addition of Worden. “She will be an important addition as we look to push towards the playoffs.”

According to Meg Linehan, Worden may not be the only hire: