Andy Whitcomb
Andy Whitcomb
Title: Head Field Hockey Coach
Phone: 413-538-2847
Email: awhitcom@mtholyoke.edu

Andy Whitcomb will enter her 23rd season as the head field hockey coach at Mount Holyoke College during the 2020-21 academic year. Whitcomb is also a senior lecturer in the College's Department of Physical Education.

Education:

  • Smith College - Master's Degree, Exercise and Sports Studies
  • SUNY Cortland - Bachelor's Degree

At Mount Holyoke College:

  • Overall record of 255-174-1 including a mark of 104-76 in NEWMAC.
  • Three-time NEWMAC Champion (2015, 2001 and 2003), earning automatic qualification into the NCAA National Championship Tournament.
  • Earned at-large bids to national stage in both 2014 and 2013 after going a combined 35-7 in a two-year span.
  • NEWMAC Regular Season Champions in 2011 and 2001.
  • Coached Lauren Weiner to NEWMAC Field Hockey Athlete of the Year honors in 2003.
  • Won ECAC Championships in 2011 and 2002.
  • Has coached seven All-American and 32 All-Region student-athletes.
  • Two of her student-athletes have earned NEWMAC Rookie of the Year honors (Liz DiCesare in 2013 and Shara Robertson in 2008)
  • Over 100 student-athletes have claimed NFHCA All-Academic recognition.

Professional Experience

  • Mount Holyoke College - Head Field Hockey Coach/Senior Lecturer (1998-Present)
  • National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA)
    • President (Jan. 2014-Jan. 2020)
    • National Chair of the NFHCA Division III Senior All Star Game
    • NCAA Division III National Representative
  • Montclair State University - Head Field Hockey/Lacrosse Coach (1996-1998)
    • Field Hockey
      • Overall record of 19-17
      • Broke school records for wins in a season, goals in a season, shutouts and longest winning streak.
      • NJAC Coach of the Year (1997)
Season Overall Conference Highlights
1998
3-16-0
0-8-0
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1999
13-9-0
5-3-0
NEWMAC Tournament
ECAC Tournament
2000
10-9-1
5-3-0
NEWMAC Tournament
ECAC Tournament
2001
16-6-0
7-1-0
NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Regular Season Champions
NEWMAC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament Second Round
NEWMAC Coach of the Year
NFHCA Regional Coach of the Year
2002
19-4-0
6-2-0
NEWMAC Tournament
ECAC Tournament Champions
2003
16-6-0
5-3-0
NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament Second Round
NEWMAC Coach of the Year
NFHCA Regional Coach of the Year
2004
7-10-0
3-5-0
NEWMAC Tournament
2005
14-8-0
6-2-0
NEWMAC Tournament
ECAC Tournament Runner-Up
2006
5-14-0
2-6-0
NEWMAC Tournament
2007
7-9-0
4-4-0
NEWMAC Tournament
2008
9-7-0
4-4-0
NEWMAC Tournament
2009
10-8-0
4-4-0
NEWMAC Tournament
2010 11-6-0 5-3-0 NEWMAC Tournament
2011 16-5-0 6-2 NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Regular Season Champions
ECAC Tournament Champions
2012 7-10 2-6 NEWMAC Tournament
2013 18-3 7-1

NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Tournament Runner-Up
NCAA Tournament First Round
NCAA Tournament Second Round

2014 17-4 7-1

NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Tournament Runner-Up
NCAA Tournament First Round
NCAA Tournament Second Round

2015 15-7 5-3

NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Tournament Champion
NCAA Tournament First Round

2016 12-7 5-3

NEWMAC Tournament
NEWMAC Tournament Semifinals

2017 12-6 5-3

NEWMAC Tournament

2018 9-10 4-4

NEWMAC Tournament

2019 9-10 3-5

NEWMAC Tournament

Totals 255-174-1 (.594) 104-76 (.577)  

 

Sherry Webb
Sherry Webb
Title: Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Sherry Webb joined the coaching staff as an assistant for the field hockey team in 2011 after a 38 year career at Smith Academy, one of the smallest high schools in Massachusetts. While at Smith Academy, Webb coached the field hockey, basketball and softball teams, winning four state championships in two different sports.

Webb coached multiple high school All-Americans, as well as sending numerous players off to compete at the collegiate level. A number of those players earned collegiate honors including All-American, All-Region, a Player of the Year at the Division 1 level, and members of several age group national teams. Webb brings a love of the game with an emphasis on fundamentals and sound strategic skills.

Kirsti Wiemokly '12
Kirsti Wiemokly '12
Title: Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Emet Marwell
Emet Marwell
Title: Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Heather Grant
Heather Grant
Title: Assistant Field Hockey Coach