Beth Araujo was named head coach at Southwest in 2018. Previously, she served as the Lady Eagles' junior varsity coach for three years and also coached at Glades Middle School for four years.

Beth was born and raised in a small town outside of Cleveland, Ohio, and started playing soccer at the age of five. By the time she was in seventh grade, she was traveling the world playing for the U.S. Junior Olympic Team. Beth has played soccer in New Zealand, Australia, Germany, France, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Italy, and all over the United States. At Medina (OH) Senior High School, Beth was a varsity starter for all four years, a 4-year letterman, named 4-time first team All-County player, 2-time All-Ohio player, and her senior year, she was county MVP and also honored as an All-American.

It was during high school that Beth first tried playing basketball and loved it immediately. Beth made All-County both, her junior and senior years in basketball. She averaged 14 points a game, 12.5 rebounds, and was named captain her senior year. Beth received 7 Division 1 soccer scholarship offers and several Division 2 offers for basketball. She attended The University of Virginia on a soccer scholarship, where she competed against some of the all-time best female soccer players, such as: Mia Hamm, Brandi Chastain, and Kristine Lilly. Beth earned a master's degree from the University of Miami and teaches English at Southwest.

Beth has been married to Walter Araujo for 18 years and has two children, Kyle and Cameron, both of whom are multi-sport athletes at Southwest.