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Fall sports teams

September 12, 2014

We are looking forward to a great fall season of athletics at Madeira, and happy to introduce our coaches below. Go Snails!
You may view the fall team rosters here.

Cross Country

Leading the cross country team for the third year as head coach is Jeanne Rumsey. This is Ms. Rumsey’s sixth year at Madeira, where she is a math teacher, swim coach, senior advisor, and house adult in New Dorm. Her running career began as a high school varsity winter and spring track runner and jumper for a total of eight seasons, in addition to one season of collegiate track and field. More recently, she has enjoyed participating in longer road races and sprint triathlons. Anne Continetti will be the assistant cross country coach for the second year running. This is Ms. Continetti’s third year at Madeira teaching history.  

Field Hockey

Ann Monahan will once again lead the varsity field hockey team. She has 40 years of physical education teaching and coaching experience. She started junior field hockey and lacrosse for girls at Mclean Youth, helped introduce and promote girls lacrosse in the DC area schools, helped introduce and promote squash in the local schools. Monahan is member of three hall of fames as a player for American University, the Potomac Chapter of US Lacrosse Association and her high school, Agnes Irwin in Rosemont, PA. Ashley Johnson is in her third season as the assistant varsity field hockey coach. Dr. Johnson is also a Master Teacher in the Science Department at Madeira.

This will be Amy Heishman’s first season as the Snails head junior varsity field hockey coach. She is a teacher in the English Department at Madeira and a campus resident. She played field hockey in high school and is looking forward to coaching this year. Assisting Heishman with the JV team is Linda Northrup who teaches in the Madeira Art Department and lives on campus with her husband and two daughters who are avid field hockey players. Ms. Northrup works as a house adult in Main Dorm and is a sophomore advisor. This is her first year coaching and her fourth year at Madeira. She finds coaching to be a great way to get to know Madeira girls outside of the classroom. 

Soccer

Kim Germain is in her fifth season as head coach of the varsity soccer team at Madeira. As a player, she was a Division I All-American at James Madison University. She also earned numerous All-Colonial Athletic Association honors, as well as multiple All-Region nods by the NSCAA, Soccer Buzz and VaSID, and was on the Hermann Trophy watch list for player of the year as a senior. Germain’s Dukes teams collected a total of 54 wins in her tenure, including a school-record 17 victories in 2007. She started all four years during her time in Harrisonburg, finishing seventh all-time on the JMU career assists list with 22, and 20th all-time in career points with 42. In 2014, she was named to JMU’s 25th anniversary team, which honors the most influential players in the history of JMU women’s soccer. Following her collegiate playing career, Germain spent time at training camps with the Washington Freedom in 2009 and the New Jersey Sky Blue in 2010. She also attended the U-23 National Team camp in 2009. Germain earned her B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management from James Madison in 2009. She earned a master’s in Sport Administration from Liberty University in 2012. A local product, she was an All-State and All-Met performer at nearby Langley High School. She is also in her fourth season as an assistant coach at Marymount University. Serving as assistant varsity soccer coach is Mario Merino. This is his 17th year at Madeira. He played professionally overseas and has been coaching both boys and girls soccer since 1988.

The junior varsity soccer team is led by head coach Caitlin Williams. She is in her fifth year at Madeira as the assistant athletic director. As a high school athlete she competed in three varsity sports and continued on to play lacrosse at Kenyon College where she graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts. She will also coach soccer, varsity basketball and varsity lacrosse in the 2014-2015 school year.

Tulio Campos will be serving as the assistant JV soccer coach this season. Dr. Campos is a Spanish Teacher in the World Languages Department and a campus resident at Madeira. Although he enjoyed playing soccer as a child, this is his first year coaching the sport.

Tennis

Chris Moulin is entering his fourth season as the head varsity tennis coach at Madeira. He believes in incorporating the international approach to techniques and traditions learned in the global game. Moulin is the director of American Sports Management in Moscow, Russia and its Washington, D.C. area locations. He was more than ten years of professional experience in running tennis programs from beginner level to advanced professional levels. Chris Moulin attended High School at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Alexandria, VA and graduated from the American School of Paris in Paris, France. He also earned a B.A. in Corporate Communications from the College of Charleston. Chris is also a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).

Arjang Roshan is in his fourth season as the head junior varsity tennis coach. Mr. Roshan is an avid tennis player and started coaching tennis several years ago in the Montgomery County Public Schools. He also coached Division I, varsity tennis for both the men’s and women’s team.

Volleyball

Steve O’Leary joins Madeira volleyball this year as the head varsity coach. He has been active in volleyball for over 30 years and has served in various coaching roles over the last fiove years with Virginia Elite, assisting with all Elite teams where needed but focusing on 14s, 15s, and 16s. Mr. O’Leary is also a coach for Elite’s HS Prep and HS Skill Clinics. He started his coaching career in 1986 coaching regional women’s USAV teams, has been chosen as a USAV High Performance Indoor coach, and is a regional USAV Beach HP Team coach. Mr. O’Leary graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and is Beach IMPACT and CAP1 certified. We also welcome Kimberly Dexter as the assistant varsity coach this year. Ms. Dexter previously served as an assistant coach at St. Andrew’s in Potomac, MD and The Spence School in New York, NY. As a player, she competed at Howard University after transferring from Missouri State. Ms. Dexter graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Kaitlin Smoot enters her first year as head JV volleyball coach at Madeira. Ms. Smoot formerly served as Broadway High School’s varsity coach and assistant coach for Apple Valley VBC. As a player, she had a stellar high school career in which she set the Virginia D-II record for career assists and single match assists. Ms. Smoot played at Virginia Tech where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Assisting Ms. Smoot is Erin VanGorder. Ms. VanGorder has a wide-ranging background in coaching as a club coach leading 14s and 18s squads and as the JV head coach for Freedom High School for four years. As a player, she was selected All-Met as OH while at Woodbridge High School and went on to play at Kutztown University. Ms. VanGorder graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and is IMPACT certified.

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