Brolly joined the Royals in the summer of 2016 after serving as the head women’s soccer coach at Barry University for three seasons.
Brolly was named head coach of the Buccaneers in 2013 after serving as the assistant coach for six seasons, quickly making a name for herself in just three years. She led the Bucs to the NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Championships each of the three seasons after winning the Sunshine State Conference Regular Season title for three consecutive years. Barry went undefeated in SSC play in 2013 and 2014 and only dropped one league game in 2015. This past season the Bucs, ranked as high as first in the nation, won the SSC Tournament and went on to win the NCAA South Regional title as well.
During her time with the Bucs, Brolly was named the SSC Coach of the Year three times and NSCAA DII South Region Coach of the Year twice. Additionally, Barry toted the 2013 SSC Defensive Player of the Year and the 2014 SSC Freshman of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Player of the Year. 2014 SSC Player of the Year Lavinia Nkomo was also named an all-American. Brolly leaves Barry having accumulated a 38-9-7 career record.
Off the pitch, Brolly’s teams earned the academic all-American award all three seasons, while Nkomo was named to the academic all-American team as an individual as well.
Hailing from Coatbridge, Scotland, Brolly spent her freshman year at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University before transferring to Florida Atlantic University. She played three seasons with the Owls, leading them to a 43-12-5 mark. Additionally, Brolly represented her home country on the Scottish women’s national team from 1995-2002, and from 2006-2007.
Brolly holds a degree in marketing and advertising with a minor in real estate from FAU. She also earned her master’s from Barry in organizational learning and leadership in December 2009.