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UMBC HIRES LAUREN FUCHS AS HEAD FIELD HOCKEY COACH
“I’m very excited for the challenge of working with the UMBC field hockey team to make this program successful and competitive in the America East Conference,” Fuchs said.
Most recently, Fuchs has coached the South Jersey Devils Under-19 club team since August. Fuchs had spent the last 12 years at
In addition, Fuchs has also served as a United States Olympic Development Program coach since 1986, and she was named United States Olympic Committee National Field Hockey Coach of the Year in 1998. A USFHA Level One coaching education instructor, Fuchs has been the head coach of the regional USFHA summer league team for the last eight years. She has also been the head coach of the under-20 national team and the futures program, as well as an assistant coach with the under-23 national team, and she coordinates U.S. Olympic Development tryouts.
Fuchs was a four-year starter and All-American at Connecticut, leading the Huskies to post-season play each year, and she served as team captain her senior season. She also was a four-year starter and All-Regional softball player at
“We’re ecstatic about Lauren accepting the position,” Dr. Brown said. “To be able to attract someone with her outstanding background as a player and coach at the Division-I level means a lot to this program. She knows a great deal about the America East from working as an assistant coach at Northeastern and
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