Audrey Gutierrez has coached for Sting for the past 12 years and has risen from coaching in the Academy, to becoming Sting’s Academy Director, to today coaching some of the Sting Organization’s top teams, the 06 Black team, and the 05 and 04 ECNL teams. In the 2015-16 season Audrey received the NTX Female Coach of the Year Award. This past season has been her most successful to date. She coached her two ECNL teams to top finishes, the 05’s finishing 3rd in the Texas Conference, and the 04’s claiming the Texas Conference Championship. The 04 ECNL team went on to advance to the ECNL Final Four and finished third overall in the nation, an instrumental step in Sting Dallas earning the ECNL Overall Club Championship. Audrey also led the 06 Black team through another stellar season, winning several prestigious events including the NTX State Cup, Surf Cup, Vegas Cup and Premier SuperCopa. Audrey exemplifies how passion and hard work breed success. She is the epitome of a strong female who expects that she can achieve anything she sets her mind to – With all the Fight in her Heart. She Will.
A short sentence to describe yourself:
Dynamic. Passionate. Confident.
Who has inspired you in your life and why?
My Parents because they are honest hardworking people.
What is one word to describe them? Honest
If you were granted one wish - what would that be?
What has been something that has had a large impact on you?
What do you worry about? Global Warming and humanity, worried about the future and longevity of human kind.
If you could change anything about yourself or your life– what would it be: I would want to have more time to dedicate to self-growth and others.
If you could change anything about the world – what would it be: I would want to elevate everyone’s consciousness to realize that we are all in this together.
If you could pick an animal that best represents you, what would it be? Why?
Lions are symbols of strength and courage and leadership.
What does family mean to you?
My support group and those I support.
Name an important lesson that you have learned in the past year.
To Fail is to grow, embrace failure, not fear it.
Tell me something interesting about yourself?
I recently tried off road biking from 11,000 ft. and loved it!
What do you not like to do?
If you had a super power what would it be? Why?
The power to make money and share it the world.
What advice would you give to other females?
Be fearless, and do everything you cannot do well.
Favorite Quote? Thoreau says, “I went to the woods, because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”