Danielle Melotte begins her second season as a Carthage College women's soccer graduate assistant coach in 2019.
Melotte enlisted her services to the Lady Reds soccer program after a successful four-year playing career at Benedictine University (Ill.). The Oconomowoc, Wis., native accumulated 20 goals and 13 assists for 53 points over 76 career games played for Benedictine (Ill.). Melotte's freshman season ended with her being named to the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference All-Freshman Team after she notched six goals and three assists for 15 points.
Off the playing field, Melotte served as a media and event staff member for the Benedictine sports marketing and communications department while also holding the title as athletic training student aide. She also had stints at NX Level Sports Performance and Be Fitness as a personal trainer.
Along with coaching, Melotte joins Carthage Strength and Conditioning after receiving her bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science from Benedictine University in 2018. She is currently working toward her master's in education from Carthage.
Danielle holds certifications in Crossfit as a level one coach (CF-L1), American Red Cross CPR/AED certified, is USAW level 1 certified and is in pursuit of finishing her Masters of Education at Carthage, along with her CSCS.
Danielle has been involved in the strength and conditioning world since 2016, with stints as an intern at Acceleration Sports Performance in Naperville, IL working with prospective NFL and post-college pre-professional athletes, at NX Level Sports performance and Weightlifting club under Brad Arnett and Nic Hansen, as well as having a career as a Personal Trainer at Be Fitness in Delafield, Wis. with Impact Sports Academy.
Alexis Fahlbeck begins her second year as a Carthage College part-time women’s soccer coach in 2019. Fahlbeck joined the Carthage coaching staff in 2018. She attended Heartland Community College before transferring to Carthage her junior year. Fahlbeck was named honorable mention all-region at Heartland in 2011, and she played forward for the 2013 and 2014 Lady Reds teams.
A Rockford, Ill., native, Fahlbeck graduated from Carthage in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science. She works as a trainer at Athletic Republic in Racine, Wis.