|Year:||22nd at MIT|
|College:||University of Bridgeport '81|
Bringing a wealth of experience and proven success, Cheryl Silva
handles the reins of the MIT field hockey program. As she begins
her 22nd Fall under the Cambridge sun, Silva has developed a legacy
of success in the field hockey program.
She is the winningest coach in MIT field hockey history, posting a 206-160-1 record at the Institute. The Engineers have recorded 13 winning seasons under coach Silva’s tutelage, including six-straight seasons with double-digit victories in the 90’s. In 2011, MIT recorded the most successful season in program history, winning an Institute record 19 games, capturing the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship for the second time in three years and advancing to the third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Silva was named the NEWMAC and National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) New England East Coach of the Year that year, the second time in three seasons that she has received those honors.
Silva received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Bridgeport (Conn.) in Physical Education in 1981. She captained the field hockey and softball teams while at Bridgeport and was named to the New England All-College Field Hockey Team.
Following graduation, Silva worked at Staples High School and the Princeton Day School as a physical education instructor and field hockey coach. A year as an assistant lacrosse coach at Mount Holyoke College was followed by two years at Wellesley College where she was the assistant to the Athletic Director, Sports Information Director, and Assistant Field Hockey and Lacrosse Coach.
|Year:||1st at MIT|
Kathie Andrusin joined the MIT field hockey coaching staff in 2012 following an accomplished playing career at Bryant University. A two-time Northeast Conference all-conference selection, she was a two-year captain who helped lead the Bulldogs to their first conference tournament appearance during their first year of eligibility as a Division I program.
Andrusin served as a coach at the Northeast Clinic the past three years and the College of the Holy Cross Field Hockey Camp in 2011. She has also guided student-athletes at the Reading High School and North Andover High School camps in Massachusetts.
A 2012 Bryant graduate, Andrusin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received a trio of academic honor roll accolades from the Northeast Conference and was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I national academic squad twice.
|Year:||1st at MIT|
|College:||Bates College '12|
Kelly McManus enters her first season as an assistant coach with the MIT field hockey program. A 2012 graduate of Bates College, she served as a co-captain her senior year and was named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III all-region team.
McManus received a bachelor's degree in Psychology and earned the Evelyn K. Dillon Award from the Bates College Key, which recognizes a member of the field hockey and women's basketball teams for superior athleticism, leadership, dedication, and overall contributions to the respective sport. In addition, she was an outfielder on the Bobcats' softball team.
Previous coaching experience for McManus includes the White Mountain Sports Camp "College Connection", Elite Field Hockey Camp, Revolution Field Hockey Camps, and the Darien High School (Conn.) Field Hockey Camp.
|Year:||1st at MIT|
|College:||Stevens Institute of Technology '10|
Erin Broderick was added to the MIT field hockey coaching staff in the summer of 2012. The appointment is her first in the intercollegiate ranks as she previously served as a coach at the Stevens Institute of Technology Field Hockey Camp, the Garden State Games, and the Long Island Fishsticks Club Indoor Field Hockey team.
A captain and four-year starter at Stevens, Broderick powered the Ducks to NCAA tournament appearances in 2008 and 2009. She was a two-time Empire 8 all-conference selection and was named the 2009 Empire 8 Conference Tournament MVP. Broderick capped off her career by being named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association North Atlantic All-Region first team.
Broderick graduated from Stevens in 2010 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering.