Carol B. Hamilton, New Hampshire – 2013
Carol has been involved in girls’ and women’s sports since her sophomore year in high school when she got an intramural rating to officiate basketball. She progressed to a national rating and for over 30 years has worked basketball games on all levels, still doing an occasional youth game. She was a member of the NH Federation Board from 1960-1990 for basketball officials and served as president in the 1970’s. She is also a current member of national associations for field hockey (since 1964) and lacrosse (since 2000) officials.
A graduate of Springfield College, Carol pursued a career in sports. While coaching basketball, softball, field hockey, and lacrosse, Carol has been recognized as the NH State Coach of the Year in 1982, 1983, and 1984 and the National Coach of the Year in 1984. In 2006 she was elected to the Union Leader Hall of Champions.