Villa Maria field hockey is a strong contender year after year. Since 1993 the team has won 4 state championships and 15 District 1 titles. Each year a number of players move on to compete at the collegiate level. Some players have also played at the national level and Olympic level, including Coach Katie Evans.
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Katie Evasns, a VMA 2003 graduate and former Hurricane field hockey player, brings to the team her extensive experience at the local, university, national and international levels as a player and coach.
Evans played for the USA Senior Women’s National Team, earning over 60 international caps as a midfielder and forward. During breaks in the US season, she played abroad in Ireland and England, where she competed at the highest level, and took on coaching responsibilities within the respective clubs. She played college field hockey at the University of Delaware, and coached at Delaware and Pennsylvania Futures sites, as well as camps at major colleges and universities.
Evans, a native of Wayne, PA, returns to her alma mater to helm a team that won two state titles in recent years. Evans played midfield for longtime field hockey coach Maurene Polly as a student at Villa Maria, having transferred to the school in her junior year in order to be part of the field hockey program.
After her time on the US National Team, Evans pursued a career in fashion, managing retail and doing graphic design work for titans such as Under Armor, Ralph Lauren, and Anthropologie.