Christine Lee has been the head coach of the track and field program at Mount Holyoke College since its inception in 1986. During that time, she has served as head coach of both the indoor and outdoor teams.
Lee was named NEWMAC Coach of the Year for the second straight season after guiding the Lyons to the NEWMAC Championship in 1995. In 1994, she took home USTCA Northeast Region Coach of the Year accolades. Over her 30 seasons at the helm, she has coached eight All-Americans, 16 USTFCCCA Division III All-Academic honorees, a two-time National Champion and a NEWMAC Rookie of the Year (2000).
In addition to her duties as head track and field coach, Lee also served as head cross country coach at the College from 1987 to 2008. After earning NEWMAC Coach of the Year honors in 1992, she mentored the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year in 1993. A total of 23 runners grabbed USTFCCCA Division III All-Academic accolades during her stint.
Lee is a senior lecturer in the Department of Physical Education at Mount Holyoke. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and her Master of Science Degree in Sport Psychology from the University of Oregon.
A former marathon runner and triathlete, Lee is currently competing in open water swimming events. She has completed eight marathons.