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)