One of 11 named to the 2017-2018 ECNL U-15 All Northwest Conference Team. Attended ECNL National Camp in Portland, OR (July 2018). Attended ECNL Conference Selection Program in March 2018 and 2019. Attended id2 Camp in Casa Grande, AZ (December 2017). Selected for PDP 02/03 College Showcases in Santa Rosa (2018) and Davis, CA (2017). Refer to 1:14:30 to 1:14:38 for save.
Recruited to play soccer by a coach who noticed her speed at the track. Played forward, had numerous goals and assists, scoring the final two goals at the Division Championship to tie and win the Championship game (named MVP). Was instrumental in helping the Concord Kixie Chicks go 27 games undefeated, win the Area and Section Championships and go on to play in the AYSO State Cup in Davis, CA in March 2013. Concord City Mayor honored the Kixie Chicks for “completing one of the most successful fall seasons for the age bracket at Concord AYSO.”
Made U-15 ECNL Champions League and went to National Playoffs in Redmond, WA (June 2018) where they held finalist East Meadow to a 0:0 tie. Voted an ECNL Northwest "Player to Watch" for the past two seasons. Starting center back who plays entire games with little to no substitution.
Ended the U-14 season with the least goals scored against them in the Northern California bracket. Invited to play with the Mustang 02 team at the National Playoffs in Rockford, IL (June 2017).
Offered a spot on the team by Sissi (Former Professional, Brazilian World Cup and Olympic player, including the 1999 Women’s World Cup Golden Boot recipient) at the first tryout. Played attacking and defending midfielder and had most minutes played on the team. Guest played at the San Diego Surf Cup for the 2002 WCSC NPL Infinity team.
Coach endorsement: "Jenna is very athletic and coachable. Works hard every day and has the ability to accelerate quickly and change directions. Good on 1v1 defending, wins tackles and is a great competitor."
Attended ODP National Camp in Phoenix, AZ (January 2018) and identified as a "Top 18 for Region IV" at the 2018 ODP Regional Championship. Rostered on the Region IV ODP team and selected as an alternate for the National Championship in Boca Raton, FL (November 2016). Attended ODP Regional Camps at Linfield College in Oregon (July 2016) and Colorado State University (July 2017). Selected for all Cal North ODP events, including the ODP Regional Championships in Phoenix (2017 & 2018) and the Portland Timbers Friendship Cup (2016). Coaches included: Tyler Gottschalk, Paula Davis, Craig Winans, and Felicia Perez.
Jenna Mackenzie West
First club soccer experience was with DFC Thunder, coached by Tafa (Brazilian World Cup player and Olympian). Described by Tafa as one of the few players who could play any position. Typically played midfield and defense when the team was losing or the competition had speed. Played 100% of all games and tournaments carrying a roster of 18. DFC placed in the top 25 teams at the Norcal State Cup Championship.
Identified by U.S. Soccer Women’s Development Coach Mark Carr who called up 40 players for the February 2017 camp, which was the start of the two-year cycle for the U-15's before transitioning to U-17's in 2019 when they form the core of the team that attempts to qualify for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
Attended U.S. Soccer Training Center trainings, which are designed to replicate national team training camps. Also included in Top Drawer Soccer's "Top 150 for 2021" and included on the U.S. U15 GNT Player List - 2017/2018