Emily Clowser is in her fourth year with the Hood women's soccer team. After serving as an assistant coach since 2008, Clowser took over as the interim head coach for the second half of the 2010 season and will begin her second season as Hood's head coach in 2012.
In her first full season as the Blazers' head coach, Hood registered an overall record of 4-14 in spite of numerous injuries to many key players. The Blazers narrowly missed the Capital Athletic Conference playoffs, finishing in seventh place at 2-6.
Clowser is a 2003 graduate of Shepherd University where she
lettered for the Rams as a freshman and sophomore. She led the team
in scoring as a freshman.
Prior to joining the Hood staff, Clowser coached the varsity girls soccer team at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School for three years. She also served as an elementary physical education teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School for two years before securing a similar position at Twin Ridge Elementary School.
After graduating from Shepherd, Clowser completed her masters in exercise science and physical education from McDaniel College. She secured a second degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in physical education from Fresno Pacific University in July 2010.