Patricia Conniff, Massachusetts- 1998
Patricia is a graduate of Springfield College in Springfield, MA. She is currently a teacher of physical education and health and a coach at West Bridgewater, MA, High School.
She has served as varsity field hockey coach at West Bridgewater for 25 years (1973-1997) and varsity basketball coach for 6 years (1976-1981). In addition, Patricia has coached varsity tennis for 8 years and JV softball for 3 years. She has also served as assistant track coach for 7 years and middle school basketball coach for 5 years.
Her league affiliations include the Mayflower League in basketball, tennis, softball, track, and field hockey.
Her field hockey team records were 150-45-20. Records for her other teams are not available. Titles in field hockey and basketball were won by her teams: in 1990, they won the EAC championship and in 1993, the South Sectionals – they also made the State finals.
Patricia has been named the Mayflower Coach of the Year and the Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.