WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross has named Maryette Stuart an assistant field hockey coach, as announced by head coach Zowie Tucker and athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr.
"I'm very happy to welcome Maryette Stuart to the coaching staff here at Holy Cross," said Tucker. "Her experiences as a Division I athlete at Boston University make her a very positive role model for our student-athletes in balancing academics and being part of one of the nation's top programs. Her coaching efforts at Siena as an assistant coach and her strong background in strength and conditioning are attributes we are excited to utilize."
Stuart comes to Holy Cross after spending one season as the assistant coach and facilities assistant with Siena. While with the Saints, she aided the field hockey program in every facet, including recruiting, game preparation and on-field coaching responsibilities. In her role as facilities assistant, Stuart was responsible for scheduling, maintenance and overseeing all indoor events in the school's athletic complex while also serving as liaison between facilities and athletics.
A 2010 graduate of Boston University, Stuart was a midfielder for the Terriers' field hockey team from 2006-2010 and captained the team her senior season. A four-time America East Academic Team selection, she helped the Terriers win three America East Championships and appeared in three NCAA Tournaments.
Since graduating, Stuart has worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at BU's Fitness and Recreation Center. Additionally, she served as a strength coach for the Boston English High School "Get Ready" program and spent the past two summers working for Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning.
During her time at BU, Stuart interned with Harvard's Strength and Conditioning program and also served as a coach and instructor with several regional field hockey camps. Stuart earned her Bachelor's degree from Boston University in Health Science and recently received her Master's in Education from BU as well.
A native of Cumberland, Maine, Stuart captained Greely High and boosted them to consecutive league titles while earning All-State and NFHCA Regional All-America honors as a senior.