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Megan Beckstead
Assistant Coach

Experience: Second Season
Graduated: Idaho State, 2012

Megan Beckstead begins her second year as assistant coach at Idaho State. Beckstead, formally Megan Stainbrook, played from 2008 to 2011. She received an All-Big Sky Honorable mention nod her junior year and was a four year Big Sky All-Academic team member.
She was also named a captain her senior season.

She received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science ISU and has coached boys and girls youth soccer since graduation.

Beckstead’s sister is current Bengal freshman Caitlyn Stainbrook. Her sister Allyson Stainbrook also played for the team. She is married to current ISU football player Mitch Beckstead.

Cecilie Henriksen
Assistant Coach

Experience: First Season
Graduated: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2012

Cecilie Henriksen enters her first season as the assistant women’s soccer coach for Idaho State University. She will primarily be in charge of the goalkeepers and attacking players. She comes to Pocatello after spending three years as an assistant for Northwestern State of Louisiana.

While there she assisted in all aspects of coaching, including creating game plans and strategies. She helped develop and instruct players both academically and athletically. She also recruited student athletes from around the nation and internationally.

Henriksen’s illustrious playing career includes time at Baylor University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the Denmark National Team as well as professionally with the Ottawa Fury of the USL W-League in Canada and Fortuna Hjorring in Denmark.

She was named to the NSCAA/NAIA All-American Team as a senior at Embry Riddle. She helped lead her team to the Sun Conference tournament scoring three game winning goals including one in the post-season.

The Native of Denmark is fluent in English, Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish. She came to the United States at the age of 20. She received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University while also achieving Minors in Psychology, Human Factors and Communication.

Cecilie is the daughter of Gitte and Steen Henriksen. She has two younger brothers, Nicolai and Tobias Henriksen.

Karissa Fisher
Assistant Coach

Bio coming soon...