Tory Schiltgen | Director of Girls & Women’s Football
Originally from Minnesota, Tory has been with Olé for three years. She is the Director of Girls and Women’s Football and one of our Head Trainers. Tory holds an OFC/NZF C-License.
Tory played NCAA Division 1 Soccer at South Dakota State University, where she started over 50 games and was named an ESPN Academic All-American in 2010. She led the Deloitte US Women’s Football Team to international competitions and has coached grassroots football all over the world. In New Zealand, Tory played at the highest level of women’s football, representing Capital in the New Zealand National League.
Dedicated to helping the young, New Zealand, female footballer fall in love with the game, Tory has been instrumental in the huge growth of the girls and women’s football at Olé. She is a member of the Capital Football Women’s Advisory group, advocating for the development of the game for girls and women in the Wellington region.
With a sound pedagogical understanding of the Olé training philosophies and methodology, Tory has built an effective and demanding coaching style. She is an incredible role model, showing the girls that they can set higher expectations for themselves and go on to play and compete at the highest levels of the game if they choose.