Leah Presley
Leah Presley
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 423-652-4704
Email: ldpresley@king.edu
Year: 3rd Year
Previous College: Lee ('13)

Year-By-Year Coaching Records

Presley joined the King staff in the spring of 2017 and earned her first career win at Erskine on September 9, 2017 with a goal in the 77th minute.

Athlete Honors

  • 3 Academic All-Conference Carolinas honorees

King Highlights

  • Earned her first career win on September 9, 2017, a 1-0 win at Erskine College

Year-By-Year Season Recaps

2018-19: King won two matches, both coming in Conference Carolinas play and both at home at Parks Field. Presley had a young squad with 18 freshmen and six sophomores on a roster of 27.

2017-18: In her first year at the helm, Presley guided the Tornado to a 2-13-1 record, winning a pair of games in Conference Carolinas play. Three Tornado were selected academic all-conference and Reagan Dempsey was selected to the Conference Carolinas All-Support team.

Prior to King

Presley was an assistant at the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M. for three years. In that time, she helped guide the Mustangs to the conference tournament and coached three NAIA Scholar Athletes and two all-conference performers. Prior to that, Presley was an assistant at Tennessee Temple University for one season before becoming an assistant at the University of the Southwest in 2014.


Her ties to the Southeast go back to her playing days at Lee University where she helped the Flames to three NAIA national championships. In her career, the goalkeeper posted 31 shutouts, including 11 in each of her freshman and senior seasons. Presley ended her career with a record of 63-5-2, including a 20-1-2 mark her senior season.

Presley ended her career with a goals against average of .383, only allowing 26 goals in 75 games. She garnered All-America honors following her freshman season and earned All-Region honors multiple times over her career.