Madeline Buckley enters her first season as the Tufts University women's soccer assistant. She was the top assistant coach for the Wheelock College women’s soccer team for two seasons in 2015 and 2016.
Buckley recently completed her undergraduate career at William Smith College. She earned her bachelor of arts in Critical Social Science while minoring in Education.
Buckley was a four-year varsity women’s soccer player at William Smith. In 2013, her team won the Women’s Division III National Championship as she collected many individual accolades including a career high 27 points. During her four-year career, Buckley lands 10th in the Herons all-time point leaderboard at 83 points.
Buckley was named the Liberty League Player of the Year and the ECAC Upstate Offensive Player of the Year while earning spots on the NSCAA All-East Region First Team, the NSCAA All-American Third Team, the NSCAA Scholar All-American Second Team, and the Capitol One Academic All-District team.
Off the field, Buckley remains involved in many community service projects. She volunteered with the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, New York as well as the Boston Children’s Hospital over the last two summers. She was the Hope House manager raising funds and supporting cancer foundations and people around the Geneva, New York area. Simultaneously, she is an activist for the Be Positive Cancer Foundation based out of Wilmington, Delaware.