Field Hockey - Varsity
AHC Field Hockey.... Sticking it to the competition!
Casey Fletcher '09 is returning to Holy Cross as Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach. Casey played Field Hockey and Lacrosse as a student at Holy Cross. In Field Hockey, Casey helped the Tartans reach the WCAC Championship in each of her four years and to claim WCAC titles in 2006 and 2008. She was a 2008 First Team and 2007 Second Team All-American in Field Hockey and played in the All-Star game as a senior. In Lacrosse, her team advanced to the WCAC Championship twice and she was named the team's Most Valuable Player as a junior. Casey played Field Hockey and Lacrosse at Elizabethtown College all four years where she helped the Blue Jays appear in four Lacrosse MAC Championships including MAC title victories in 2010, 2012, and 2013. Her team also played in three NCAA tournaments.
Casey has a passion for coaching and inspiring young athletes. She has previously coached the Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School Varsity Field Hockey team and the Wooton High School Varsity Lacrosse team. She is also a Rebels 2024 Club Lacrosse coach and KOA Field Hockey coach. In 2016 she coached for the World Camp Field Hockey program in Barcelona. She is thrilled to return to her alma mater to lead the Varsity Field Hockey team
Coach Lauren Zucconi was a three-year varsity field hockey player at Quince Orchard High School. She returned to her Alma Mater as the JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach from 2001 to 2003, helping to guide the Cougars on their run to the MPSSAA state championship in 2001. In addition, she was the Youth Development Program Director and Coach for Jackals FIeld Hockey for 5 years, expanding the clubs rosters and helping to develop young field hockey players. As well, she began coaching lacrosse for Rockville Lacrosse and MC Lacrosse. She is now the Director of Youth Development with the Rebels Lacrosse Club in Olney, MD. As well, She is the head coach for the Development team there and Head Coach for Wootton JV Lacrosse team. Lastly, she was the assistant varsity coach at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, helping to lead the team to a regional semifinal appearance. Coach Zucconi loves developing and empowering female athletes to be the best they can be on and off the field.
Holy Cross welcomes Lance Van Winter as our Head Soccer Coach. Coach Van Winter is a Montgomery County native, who played and more recently coached at Walt Whitman High School. He has been involved in coaching recreational soccer for over 30 years, with MSI Classic and Maryland Rush Montgomery. Currently he is the Director of Operations for Arrington Training and Development.
We are also pleased to welcome back Jasmine Newman '14 as our JV Soccer Head Coach. She is a recent graduate from Methodist University, where she played soccer and earned several accolades, including leading her team to the USA South Conference Championship. Coach Newman has spent many of her recent summers gaining coaching experience with various club programs.
Welcome to Youri St. Jean as our Freshman Soccer Head Coach. A native of Haiti, Coach St. Jean played local high school soccer at Clarksburg High School and attended Salisbury University where he played on the club team. While at Salisbury he completed a one-year volunteer program with the Strength and Conditioning department, in pursuit of his degree in Exercise Science. He began his coaching career while in college, working with High Score Soccer, various club teams and most recently with Arrington Training and Development.