Laurel Martin
Laurel Martin
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 443-352-4272
Email: lmartin@stevenson.edu
Alma Mater: North Carolina '91
Experience: 9th year at STE, 19th overall

 An Olympian and a member of the United States Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame, Laurel Martin was named the seventh head coach in program history in August 2011.

  • The Mustangs have posted 31 shutouts during Martin's tenure
  • Reached the program's first-ever conference title game in 2015, finished with 14 wins
  • Led the team to a school record 15 wins in 2014
  • 2014 ECAC Mid-Atlantic Champions
  • Finished a perfect 6-0 in overtime games in 2014
  • Tied the then school record with 10 wins in 2013
  • Guided the Mustangs to their sixth straight CAC Field Hockey Championship in 2011

  • NFHCA Division III All-America Team (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • Synapse Sports Third Team All-American (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • NFHCA All-South Region (3): 2018 - Sara McVey 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey 2013 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • ECAC Mid-Atlantic Region All-Star (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • NFHCA Division III Senior Game (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey

  • MAC Commonwealth Player of the Year (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • All-MAC Commonwealth First Team (5): 2018 - Sara McVey, Ashley Meyer 2015 - Holli Eppley 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey 2013 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team (15): 2018 - Marissa Hoffman 2017 - Marissa Hoffman, Sara McVey, Ashley Meyer 2016 - Sara McVey, Ashley Meyer 2015 - Meg Gill, Rosemarie Neiva 2014 - Meg Gill, Ariella Hopp, Alison Kagel 2013 - Ariella Hopp, Allyson Moody 2012 - Caitlin Dempsey, Ariella Hopp
  • All-MAC Commonwealth Honorable Mention (7): 2018 - Brooke Morris, Alexis Young 2017 - Noel Martin 2016 - Marissa Hoffman 2014 - Gabriella Brooks 2013 - Katie Cavanaugh, Alison Kagel
  • All-CAC Second Team (1): 2011 - Ariella Hopp

  • Capital One Academic All-District 2 Women's At-Large Team (1): 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • MAC Academic All-Conference Team (3): 2018 - Sara McVey 2014 - Caitlin Dempsey 2013 - Caitlin Dempsey
  • NFHCA Scholar of Distinction (9): 2016 - Ashli Glatfelter, Alexis Young 2015 - Blair Bitner, Alexis Young 2014 - Balir Bitner 2013 - Blair Bitner, Holli Eppley, Cathlyn Myers 2012 - Gretchen Kleinsmith
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad (94): 2017 - 15 2016 - 13 2015 - 15 2014 - 15 2013 - 14, 2012 - 13, 2011 - 9
  • NFHCA National Academic Team Award (7): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

  • Two-time NFCA Regional Coach of the Year (2006, 2007)
  • 52nd Annual Hall of Fame Class for the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (2018)
  • 2004 USFHA Hallf of Fame Inductee
  • Member of the USFHA since 1985
  • Certified Sport Specific Field Hockey Trainer at both high school and college level since 1990

  • Compiled a 169-50 record in 10 seasons
  • Six NCAA Division III Championship appearances, including two semifinal and four quarterfinal berths
  • 2006 Commonwealth Conference Champions
  • 2004 ECAC Division III South Atlantic Champions
  • Seven conference championship game appearances
  • Nation's No. 1 ranking in 2010
  • Ranked in the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll for 58 consecutive weeks
  • 28 All-Region and 15 All-America selections
  • Three Commonwealth Conference Player of the Year selections and three Rookie of the Year winners

  • Head Coach, U.S. Over-45 FIH Masters World Cup (2018)
  • Assistant Coach, North Carolina (1998)
  • Head Coach, Cape Henry High School (1996-97)
  • Cape Henry Field Hockey Clinic Administrator (1996, 1997)
  • Camp Coach, Merestead Camp, Collegeville, Pa. (1993, 1994)
  • Volunteer Coach, North Carolina (1990-92)

  • Three-time All-American at the University of North Carolina
  • Led the Tar Heels to the 1989 National Championship
  • Team captain as a senior in 1990
  • World University Games (Sheffield, England), the Pan-American Games (Havana, Cuba), and the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Auckland, New Zealand) in 1991
  • 1994 U.S. National Team in the World Cup held in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1995 Pan-American Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1995 Olympics in Atlanta
  • 1987 Pennsylvania Mid-State Top Scholar Athlete and High School All-American

  • Martin has two daughters, Kali and Hannah