|Previous College:||Iowa, 2008|
Kadi Sickel is in her first seasonas an assistant field hockey coach at the College of the Holy Crossin 2011. Sickel spent the last season as an assistant coach atNortheastern. She held recruiting responsibilities as well asmaintaining team travel and scouting duties. The Huskies finished2010 with a 10 wins and made it to the CAA Tournament for the firsttime since 2007. She spent the previous season as an assistantcoach with Bryant. While at Bryant, Sickel helped lead a team thatsaw a five-win improvement from the previous year. The Bulldogswere in just their second season if Division I competition.
A former Division I athleteherself, Sickel was twice named an All-American byWomen’sFieldHockey.com, also earning NFHCA first teamregional All-America honors as a junior and a senior. She was atwo-time second team All-Big Ten selection and was named to the BigTen All-Tournament team as a senior. Sickel started every game ofher collegiate career at Iowa, totaling 16 goals and 12 assists in81 contests. A 2007 Academic All-Big Ten selection, she graduatedin 2008 with a degree in Theater.
Sickel has been a member of the NewEngland High Performance team since 2008 and previously served as acoach in the US Field Hockey Futures program, Region 3A for RhodeIsland and northeastern Connecticut. Before attending Iowa, Sickelwas a member of the 2002 USA U16 team, joining the USA U21 team forthe 2005-2007, including participation in the U21 National TeamChina Tour in 2007.
A native of Plaistow, N.H., Sickelhas three siblings that also have Division I field hockey ties. Hertwin sisters, Julie and Chelsea, both currently play field hockeyat Kent State while her older sister, Lauren, is an assistant coachat Bryant.