Lori was four year starter for the Washington University Bears and holds the school’s season record (‘98) for goals (31), assists (16), points (78), and game-winning goals (9). She ranks 2nd in career goals (71), assists (38) and points (180). As a freshman in the 1995 season, she led her team to the school’s first University Athletic Association (UAA) conference championship and NCAA tournament appearance. Then, in 1997 & 1998, Lori led the team to NCAA 3rd & 5th place finishes, respectively. She was a 4-time all-UAA Conference & 4-time all-Region selection, and was named UAA Conference Player of the Year in 1998. Lori was awarded by Chancellor Wrighton Wash U’s prestigious W. Alfred Hayes Award for outstanding leadership in athletics when she graduated.
In 2002, Lori received her master’s degree from Illinois State University’s Department of Kinesiology and Recreation, specializing in athletic training. As a graduate assistant at Illinois Wesleyan University, she also started her collegiate soccer coaching career, assisting then head coach Dave Barrett.
Lori gained additional experience in outpatient rehabilitation clinics and strength and conditioning facilities, and continued her collegiate coaching career, this time at her alma mater. Assisting then head coach Wendy Dillinger (‘02-‘07) and current head coach Jim Conlon (‘08), Lori focused on the technical game of the attackers while designing and instructing the year-long strength & conditioning program. During her tenure at Wash U, in 2004, she realized a dream of playing semi-professional soccer with the St. Louis Archers, and in 2005 realized another dream of starting her own business practice, Khazen AthletiKare (KAK).
Lori combines her athletic training and strength & conditioning certifications with years of experience with youth, high school, collegiate, and adult elite and recreational athletes. In 2006, Lori was honored to be inducted in the Hall of Fame of both Quincy Notre Dame and Washington University in her first eligible years. In 2009, via Khazen AthletiKare (KAK), Lori accepted the position of athletic trainer for Webster University’s men & women’s soccer programs. In the subsequent 5 seasons, she was an integral part of the sports medicine team, heading up injury
prevention, early injury recognition, rehab and return to play programs for the Gorloks. In 2014, Lori transitioned into the role of Assistant Coach for the Webster U Women.
Lori continues her role on the Webster U staff and with Khazen AthletiKare in addition to her position as AFA Fillies Soccer Club Technical Director. Lori and her husband, Pete Khazen, have 5 children: Emary, Gabriel, Christian, and twins Tate & Quinn.