Alice R. MacInnis, Massachusetts – 2008
Alice MacInnis received her BA from Boston State College and her Masters from the University of New England. She has been the Athletic Director at Minuteman Tech, Melrose HS, and North Reading HS. Currently Alice teaches elementary physical education in the Andover Public Schools.
Alice coached field hockey at Minuteman Tech and Burlington HS. She also coached basketball and volleyball. Alice coached the Bay State Games Northeast Field Hockey and Metro/Northeast Field Hockey teams. She was a US Futures Program coach for field hockey.
Recipient of the NIAAA Distinguished Service Award in 2005, and the MSSADA Distinguished Service Award in 2004-2005, Alice has been an active contributor to many state associations. MAHPERD presented Alice with the Honor Award in 2003, the same year she received the MSSADA Presidents Award. She has served as President of MAHPERD, Vice President of the Mass. Voc. Ad’s Association, on the Board of Directors for MIAA, and on the MIAA Field Hockey Committee.
As an active member of the MIAA Equity Committee and a participant at the MIAA Girls and Women in Sports Day, Alice is an advocate for girls and women sports. “Throughout my career I have held the distinct opportunity to influence young women, within the athletic fields, to reach for their goals, and continue to break that glass ceiling towards success.”