Coach: Kristen Coleman McDaniel
Kristen Coleman McDaniel
Kristen Coleman McDaniel is the Assistant Director of Athletics and Head Coach for Varsity Lacrosse at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior she was the Assistant Director of the Hanley Center and Summer Camps at Georgetown Preparatory School for four years and served as the Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach and Lacrosse Program Director at the Academy of the Holy Cross (AHC) from 2014-2017. In her second year as head coach, she led the Tartans to their best season in program history. AHC ended the season with a 16-4 record and a 2nd place finish in the WCAC tournament. They ended the season ranked as the #4 team in the country. Under her leadership, AHC achieved its first national ranking and highest Washington Post ranking since 2007. Additionally, Coleman was named Coach of Year in the Montgomery County Gazette.
Coach Coleman played Division I Lacrosse at Fairfield University, where she was team captain, and at Georgetown University where she finished her career as a fifth year graduate player. Kristen graduated from Fairfield as a US Lacrosse All-American. Ms. Coleman graduated from the Academy of the Holy Cross in 2007. During her high school career she was a four year Varsity Lacrosse player, serving as team captain during her junior and senior years. She was a 2007 U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American, and a three-time All-WCAC player, two time team MVP, and 2nd team All-Met. AHC finished her senior year ranked #6 in the Washington Post.