Boardman was named assistant coach of Wave FC under head coach Casey Stoney and assistant coach Rich Gunney.
She joins Wave FC from Beach Fútbol Club in Southern California where she was head coach of the club’s ECNL teams she also coached in the US Soccer Development Academy (USSDA). She has served as a US Soccer Federation Youth National Team assistant coach and network scout since 2020. In addition to Beach FC, Boardman has worked with La Premier FC and also served as a Region IV Head Coach, EPD and ODP Head Coach for Washington and Cal South.
Boardman is a former professional and youth international player on U16-U19 England youth national teams. Her playing career spanned a number of clubs in the US and England, Seattle Sounders, LA Strikers, Barnet FC, Millwall FC, West Ham FC and Arsenal FC Academy.
Boardman holds a USSF A License and a UEFA B coaching license.
Originally from Brentwood, Essex, UK, Boardman studied at California State University, Long Beach earning a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science.