Cortney Sobrero is in her first year on the UNLV staff, hired in July of 2012.
A Las Vegas native, Sobrero was recently on the staff at New Mexico State University through May of 2012. She helped start the program at NMSU and began as a graduate assistant in 2009. After serving as interim head coach for the Aggies during a four-month period in 2011 (Jan.-April), she was promoted to assistant coach in the spring of 2011. The Aggies were 26-25-7 during her three seasons in Las Cruces, and her duties included assisting with every facet of the program, including daily operations, recruiting, travel accommodations, budget, academics and on-field direction. Sobrero also served as coach for the New Mexico State ODP U-14 team (since 2010), and was the freshman girls soccer coach for Clovis High School in 2005 and 2006.
She played four years at Fresno State (2003-06), where she was a three-time All-WAC forward. She helped the Bulldogs win two league titles, and make one NCAA Tournament appearance in 2005. Sobrero ranks in the top 10 at Fresno State for career points (60), career goals (25) and career assists (10). Professionally, Sobrero played for the Boston Breakers of the Women's Professional Soccer in 2009 and Fylkir of the Icelandic Premier League in the summer of 2008. She received her bachelor's of science degree in criminal justice from Fresno State in June of 2007, and her master's degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State in May of 2011. She holds a USSF National `B' and `C' license.