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Coaches

 

Victor Brady
Head Coach

Victor Brady was named the head field hockey coach at Bryn Mawr College in May of 2016, joining the Owls after serving as an assistant coach at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

At Smith, Brady was involved in every aspect of the program under head coach Jaime Ginsberg. Thanks in part to Brady’s guidance, the 2015 Pioneers compiled their most wins in a season since 1993, defeated three NCAA-Tournament participants, and won the program’s first-ever East Coast Athletic Conference Championship while competing against one of the strongest schedules in all of Division III.

While at Smith, Brady also served as an administrative and teaching fellow within the athletic and Exercise and Sport Studies departments and was named Acting Sports Information Director for two months during the 2015 fall. He was selected to attend the NCAA’s Emerging Leaders Seminar in January, 2015.

Prior to his tenure at Smith, Brady served as the assistant coach at Denison University in 2013-14. The Big Red recorded a 17-2 record that season including a 13-game winning streak, a No. 1 ranking in the Great Lakes region, and an NCAC regular season co-championship title.

In addition to his college coaching experience, Brady is heavily involved in USA Field Hockey, club, and camp coaching. He served as a USA Futures Head Coach at two sites in 2016 and coached at the National Futures Championship in each of the past two years. Brady served as the coaching director for NOMADS Field Hockey Club in Northampton and was named co-director of Revolution Field Hockey’s Pomfret School Camp in 2016.

A native of White Plains, New York, Brady completed his Master of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Studies at Smith College in May, 2016. He arrives at Bryn Mawr familiar with both the Centennial Conference and the Tri-Co as a 2013 graduate of Swarthmore College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors while majoring in political science.

Laura Kassab
Assistant Coach

Christie Jones
Assistant Coach

Christie Jones begins her first season at Bryn Mawr in the fall of 2017.  Jones graduated from Michigan State University in 2012 earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a specialization in Public Relations.  During her time at MSU, Jones played midfield for the Spartans, earning a Big Ten Championship and Big Ten Tournament Championship in 2009 before making it to the NCAA Elite Eight.  She also participated in NCAA Field Hockey Tournament in 2008 & 2010.

Jones currently plays for Philly Hockey Club and NYC Field Hockey Club in the Northeast Field Hockey Association League.  After graduating from Michigan State, Jones served as the JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at her alma mater Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pa., and spent the previous two years as the assistant coach at Swarthmore College.

Megan Davies
Assistant Coach

Megan Davies begins her first season as an assistant field hockey at Bryn Mawr after spending the 2017 spring season working with the team.  Davies is a 2016 graduate of William Paterson University with a degree in exercise science, and she will be working directly with the Owl goalkeepers.

At William Paterson, Davies was a standout goalkeeper from 2012-2015, starting every game over her final two seasons in Wayne. She ended her senior season with a .79 save percentage and 118 saves.  The Pioneers twice made the New Jersey Athletic Conference semi-finals during her tenure, along with an appearance in the 2015 ECAC semi-finals.  She was also part of the 2012 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Academic Squad and a four-year member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee at William Paterson.

After concluding her playing career, Davies served as the volunteer goalkeeping coach at William Paterson during the spring of 2016.  A native of Havertown, PA., Davies competed for the Horizon Field Hockey Club and Haverford High School before her collegiate career and returned home after graduating to work with the U16 and U19 goalkeepers at Horizon.  She also spent the 2016 fall as an assistant coach with the Lower Merion High School field hockey team.