Beverly “Bev” Goebel Yanez joined the Gotham FC technical staff partway through the 2021 season. Her nine of years of professional experience, six of which were played in the NWSL, have been an invaluable resource for Gotham FC players in her first year of coaching at the professional ranks.
After joining the club in August along with Head Coach Scott Parkinson, the team went 3-0-5 to finish the regular season and made the playoffs for just the second time in club history. Yanez completed her U.S. Soccer B License and expects to complete the course in early 2022.
As a player, Goebel Yanez played for Reign FC, Melbourne City in the Australian W-League, INAC Kobe Leonessa in the Japanese Nadeshiko.League, PK-35 in Finland's Naisten Liiga, as well as the Western New York Flash and the Washington Freedom in the WPS.
After switching from the midfielder position to forward in 2012, Goebel Yanez became the top scorer in Japan's Nadeshiko league in 2013 earning the Golden Boot award. She was a top-scorer for the Reign during the 2014 and 2015 seasons and has been named to Best XI teams in both top-division leagues.