Sue Silva begins her first season as an assistant coach for the Wheaton women's soccer program in 2016.
Prior to Wheaton, Silva was the assistant coach at Western New England University in August 2015 where she evaluated and redesigned warm-ups for better physical safety and trained the women in various ways on how to stretch after practice, scrimmage or a game. She also was the assistant coach at Taunton High School from September to October 2015. Silva created and developed practice plans based on weaknesses while providing game tactics and strategies for different opponents.
At UMass Dartmouth from 2013-2015, she was the assistant coach and acted as the academic liaison and coordinated meetings with professors, organized and implemented official recruit visit days, communicated with all incoming first-years and transfers, handled day-to-day internal logistics of uniforms, food services, equipment and roster needs, coached an All-New England and six LEC All-Conference award winners with six players selected as LEC Athletes of the Week and lastly, mentored 15 All-Academic Little East Conference recipients.
As a player at Springfield College, Silva became a two-time NEWMAC Tournament Champion, two-time NEWMAC Regular Season Champion, three-time NCAA Division III Tournament participant. She was named the Pride Athlete of the Month for October 2010 and was the 2010 Women’s Soccer Unsung Hero Award Recipient.
She graduated from UMass Dartmouth in May 2015 with a Master's of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing as well as received her Bachelor's of Science from Springfield College in 2011, majoring in Movement & Sports Studies: Physical Education and minor in Health Studies.