MSI 05 White (Assistant)
Jarena currently works with Total Futbol as a team coach assisting with teams at MSI.
During her playing career in college, she began training young athletes and other student-athletes. Though her coaching career started at the age of 15 with the DC Stoddert’s girls youth travel program camp, in the past few years, she has expanded her reach to include coaching varsity soccer at her alma mater, St. Andrews Episcopal School. Jarena’s main goal is to develop youth athletes to eventually pursue their dreams and looks forward to accomplishing that in this new coaching position.
Jarena began assisting with TF teams in 2020.
Jarena Harmon is a D.C. native who began playing soccer at the age of 3 and moved on to play travel soccer at the age of 8. Since then, soccer has been her passion. Beginning in high school, she joined Nadir’s ‘96 Mclean’s ECNL team to enhance her performance as a soccer player. Jarena was highly decorated during her youth career: with her alma mater St. Andrew's Episcopal School, she was a three-time Washington Post All-Metro selection, earned ISL All-League honors four times, was named a three-time Potomac Gazette All-Area team member, was ranked among the Washington Post’s top-10 scoring leaders in three consecutive seasons and led her team in scoring three times, and was named her school’s Female Athlete of the Year. On the club side, she won two Virginia State Championships and ranked among the top-20 scorers in the ECNL U17 age group.
She then went on to play D1 soccer in the ACC at the University of Pittsburgh her freshman year and transferred to the University of Maryland (BIG 10) for the rest of her collegiate career. In addition to scoring over 20 goals during her career, she was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week as a sophomore in 2016 and notched goals in wins over top teams like Northwestern, Ohio State, Wake Forest, and Boston College. During her freshman year at Pitt, she came off the bench to score the ninth hat trick in history for the Panthers.