One of the most respected names in coaching here in Arizona with a wide range of experience at many different levels of soccer. Coach Chura started her coaching career for 3 major college programs - The University of Notre Dame, Texas Tech University and James Madison University, with a Final Four and a Sweet Sixteen apperence. At the club level she has over 15 years of experience with stops at Cisco, Southbank, Sereno, Ahwatukee and the Utah Royals DPL team. In that time she has led her teams to 5 State Cups.
She also coaches the program at Xavier Prep here in the Valley. As Xavier's head coach she has won the State Championship 5 times - 2009, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018.
As a player she was captain of the UConn Huskies including a run to the Final Four in 1990.