On April 3, 2017, Megan Jessee was named the ninth head coach in women's soccer program history. Jessee arrived at Rhode Island after spending the previous nine seasons as an assistant coach at Wake Forest.
While with the Demon Deacons, Jessee was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the women's soccer program. She worked with the Demon Deacon goalkeepers, totaling 86 shutouts during her tenure - including 15 shutouts in 2009 and 14 in 2011, which rank as the two highest totals in school history.
Jessee helped guide Wake Forest to the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference team title and six NCAA Championship appearances. In 2009, the Demon Deacons program reached historic heights, advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship and finishing with a final national ranking of No. 8 in the country.
Prior to her time at Wake Forest, Jessee spent a year as the women's soccer graduate assistant at Slippery Rock University. While at Slippery Rock, Jessee served as the field player and goalkeeper coach and also helped with recruiting and team operations.
Jessee also has coached for the Connecticut Olympic Development Program, the FSA Soccer Plus Football Club, Soccer Plus Camps and the Region 1 ODP Girls Soccer Camp.