Carla Hesler, Vermont – 2009
A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Carla is currently the head field hockey coach at Saint Michael’s College, where she has been for ten years. Prior to this, she was the head coach at Princeton, Yale (7 years), and Colgate University.
Carla is the NCAA Division II Chair of the NCAA Championships Committee, Division II Coaches’ Representative for the National Field Hockey Coaching Association, and a graduate of the NCAA Women’s Coaching Academy (2007). Carla is involved with the USA Field Hockey Development Program for college divisions I and II.
A member of the University of New Hampshire Hall of Fame, Carla has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Vermont State Field Hockey Coaches. She was also named the Purple Knight Coach of the year at Saint Michael’s College