Anderson begins her third season as assistant coach for the Cougar women's soccer program. She had a successful debut season with her work in 2008 with the offensive attack leading to two Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Player of the Week honors and two All-CCAC selections. As a former women's soccer player at SXU from 2000-03, Anderson enjoyed a successful career in which she was a two-time NAIA Region VII Scholar-Athlete, a NAIA Academic All-American and a second-team All-CCAC selection. When she wrapped up her career in 2003, Anderson was the fifth all-time leading scorer in Saint Xavier University women's soccer history with 24 goals and 38 assists for 86 total points.
After leaving SXU, Anderson served as head junior varsity and assistant varsity girl's soccer coach at Tinley Park High School in Tinley Park from 2003-06. Since 2003, she has also coached for the Darien Dynamo, a club soccer team based out of Darien, Ill. In 2007, Anderson was the freshman boy's soccer coach at Hinsdale South High School.
Anderson is also a seventh-grade teacher in Berwyn, Ill., and lives in Jefferson Park with her new husband, Ben. She graduated from SXU in 2004 with a degree in psychology and also has a master's degree in special education.