|Position:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
|City/State:||Sandy Spring, Ga.|
|Major:||Sport & Event Management|
Alexis de Groot joined the Columbia coaching staff in the Summer of 2017. She arrives at Columbia boasting a four-year career as a midfielder at Elon University (2013-2016). A two-time captain in her junior and seniors seasons, de Groot was a steady leader on and off the field for the Pheonix. On the field, she made 36 starts in 61 games during her career, contributing to over 30 wins. Her performance in the classroom garnered three-consecutive CAA Commisioner's Academic Awards (2014-16) and she was selected to the 2016 CAA All-Acadmeic Team.
She graduated from Elon University in May 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport & Event Management and is currently enrolled in the graduate Sports Managment program at Columbia. In the Spring of 2017, she interned with the Atlantic Coast Conference, assisting in communications and social media efforts for the conference intiatives and championship tournaments.