NFHCA announces 2019 Spiideo/NFHCA Division III Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year

GILBERT, Ariz. — Six staffs have been recognized as their region's 2019 Spiideo/NFHCA Coaching Staff of the Year.

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) officially recognizes each institution's field hockey coaches but acknowledges all of the important staff members that make each program successful.

Great Lakes

Centre College
Jenelle Anthony Downs, Olivia Shagam

New England East

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cheryl Silva, Katherine Cotton, Sarah Fay, Becca Shaw, Katherine Stoll
  • Silva named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year
  • 2019 NEWMAC Champions
  • Devon Goetz named the NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player and NEWMAC Athlete of the Year
  • Taylor Grey named NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Year
  • Paige Forester named NEWMAC Rookie of the Year
  • Advanced to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals for the second time in program history
  • This is MIT's fifth New England East Region Coaching Staff of the Year award

New England West

Middlebury College
Katharine DeLorenzo, Rachel Palumbo, Andrea Way

North Atlantic

SUNY Geneseo
Margaret McConnell, Megan Caveny, Marissa Kocher, Meg Reitz
  • McConnell was named 2019 SUNYAC Coach of the Year
  • Julie Kim was named 2019 SUNYAC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Haley Clark was named 2019 SUNYAC Offensive Player of the Year
  • Maggie Phipps was named 2019 SUNYAC Rookie of the Year
  • Set a new program-best record with 19-2 tally
  • 2019 SUNYAC Champions
  • Received their first-ever NCAA Championship Tournament bye
  • This is Geneseo's first North Atlantic Region Coaching Staff of the Year award

South Atlantic

The College of New Jersey
Sharon Pfluger, Richard Cox, Jaclyn Douglas, Sidney Padilla, Jackie Scullin, Robin Selbst


Franklin & Marshall College
Kaitlyn Eager, Jayme Goldkind, Shayna Landis, Gabrielle Nolt

The 2019 Spiideo/NFHCA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year will be announced at the 2020 NFHCA Awards Dinner sponsored by AstroTurf.