Qualifications

Selecting a coach can be difficult. I think that you’ll find that my 25+ years of experience as an athlete and coach has prepared me to help you reach your potential. However, I also have certifications and degrees.

My accomplishments and qualifications:

  • Three time all-american
  • 1981 – ’83: Led Old Dominion University field hockey team to 3 national championships
  • 1984: B.A. in Health & Physical Education from Old Dominion University
  • 1981 – ’89: U.S. National Field Hockey Team
  • 1983: Field Hockey World Cup (Malaysia)
  • 1984: Honda Broderick Award for most outstanding field hockey player in the nation
  • 1984: Old Dominion University female athlete of the year
  • 1985: Old Dominion University female athlete of the year (co-winner)
  • 1987: Field Hockey World Cup (Holland)
  • 1988: U.S. Olympic Field Hockey Team (Seoul, Korea)
  • 1989: Inducted into the Old Dominion University hall of fame
  • 1992 – present: Owner and director of Circleplay, Inc.; conducting field hockey camps and clinics through the United States
  • 1994: As head coach, took James Madison University’s Women’s field hockey team to the national championship
  • 1995: Inducted into the Virginia sports hall of fame
  • 2004: Inducted into the United States Field Hockey hall of fame
  • 2004: Inducted into the James Madison University sports hall of fame
  • 2006: Member of the Florida Crisis Response Team
  • 2006: Graduated from CoachU, a certified life coaching school
  • 2007: Wellness coach certification (NESTA)
  • 2010-2014: Associate Head Coach, Wake Forest University
  • 2014: Head Coach, James Madison University
  • 2015: CAA coach of the year
  • 2015: CAA in season champions (undefeated)