CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s basketball head coach Tina Thompson announced on Monday (Sept. 9) the addition of Brittanie Vaughn as its athletic trainer, Jeremy Golden as its strength and conditioning coach and Stephanie Soh as the multimedia and content director.
Prior to her arrival on Grounds, Vaughn spent four years working with the women’s basketball, football and track & field teams at Texas State, where she also supervised graduate assistants and was the preceptor for undergraduate athletic training students.  She began her career working at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, La., starting as an assistant athletic trainer before being promoted to the interim head athletic trainer.
Vaughn earned a bachelor of science degree in exercise science from South Alabama in 2010 and a masters of athletic training from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2013. Vaughn is a certified athletic trainer and holds certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED and Technica Gavilan. She is also a member of both NATA and SWATA.
Golden, the former head strength and conditioning coach for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, has spent over a decade working with various NCAA Division I athletes before arriving at Virginia.
Most recently, Golden worked as the assistant director of athletic performance at the University of New Mexico, where he worked with Lobos Women Basketball and Softball programs.  Before that, Golden worked as the director of sports performance at Santa Clara University. He also spent six years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Cornell,  and one year working with the Friars’ women’s basketball team at Providence College. Golden has also made collegiate stops at Colgate University (Hamilton, N.Y.), and the University of Texas, El Paso. Additionally, Golden spent time as the head strength and conditioning coach for the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League (now the NBA G-League).
A certified strength and conditioning specialist and registered strength and conditioning coach (RSCC*D) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Golden also serves as a board member with the NSCA’s Basketball Special Interest Group.
As a junior in college, Golden walked-on and played football at the University of Tulsa while earning a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication, which he received in 1999. Golden then went on to earn a master’s of science degree in physical education and sports administration from the University of New Mexico in 2003.
Soh spent over two years working in digital marketing and as the sole graphic designer for UVA Dining (Aramark) while she was an undergraduate at UVA. In this role, she managed and updated visual communications and signage for all 30 UVA Dining locations across Grounds, and was instrumental in defining UVA Dining’s marketing language and branding. She earned the Bronze Award from Aramark for excellence in work and dedication for her efforts as a graphic designer. She also worked as a graphic designer and web manager for UVA Student Engagement, developing three large-scale visual campaigns for the program. Prior to this role, Soh also worked at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville.
She was Marketing & Communications Chair for the UVA Student Council and the CRU Christian Fellowship President.
Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Soh lived much of her life abroad in Guangzhou and Qingdao, China. Soh graduated from the University of Virginia in May of 2019, earning a bachelor’s degree in media policy & ethics and foreign affairs.