Donna Arcudi, Massachusetts -2009
Donna’s participation in girls and women’s sports has spanned the last 30 years. A 1979 graduate of Bridgewater State College, Donna first began coaching volleyball and basketball in the Milford Public Schools. Coaching took her to the Wellesley Public Schools (where she is currently employed) and to Milton Academy. In the early 1980’s Donna expanded her involvement into sports officiating for basketball, softball, lacrosse, and field hockey. She currently officiates lacrosse and field hockey.
As a dedicated official, Donna is involved in many organizations and has held board positions on these organizations. They include the Eastern Mass. Women’s Lacrosse Umpires Association, The New England Women’s College Lacrosse Umpires Association, and the Mass College Field Hockey Umpires Association. As a volunteer for the Bay State Games, Donna has spent many days officiating basketball, field hockey, and lacrosse. She also enjoys teaching lacrosse rules and umpiring techniques to new coaches in clinics throughout the state of Massachusetts.
Donna has been recognized by the NCAA for serving as an umpire in the NCAA Field Hockey and Lacrosse National Tournaments.