With the winter athletic season underway at Madeira, we wanted to introduce our coaches.
The varsity basketball team will be led by Assistant Athletic Director Caitlin Williams. 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. During the fall season, Ms. Williams coached JV soccer and this spring she will lead the varsity lacrosse team.
Larry Pratt, a Madeira campus resident, parent of Ali Pratt ’13, former Madeira teacher, and most notably spouse of Ms. Pratt, will serve as an assistant coach to the 2014-2015 varsity basketball team. Mr. Pratt started his career at Madeira as an assistant coach for JV basketball in 1998, later becoming a full time history teacher and eventually becoming chair of the department. He has nine seasons of basketball coaching experience at the youth league and high school level.
Tom Regan will join Madeira as the head coach for Junior Varsity Basketball. Mr. Regan was a successful high school and college athlete in both varsity and intramural sports such as football, track, tennis, and baseball. For the past six years he has coached AAU basketball in Arlington, VA, as well as travel and youth league basketball. When not coaching, he works as an Analyst & Lead Support Specialist for a data solutions company. Mr. Regan has previously coached JV basketball and JV lacrosse at Madeira.
Hunter Southworth will be serving as the assistant JV basketball coach this season. Mr. Southworth is the director of residential life at Madeira and an experienced high school and college athlete. He was a member of the soccer, baseball and crew teams at Kent School in Kent, CT and was a member of the Division I crew team at Colgate University. Before coming to work at Madeira in 2006, Mr. Southworth was a legislative aid on Capitol Hill. This will be his first opportunity to coach at Madeira.
Ann Monahan will lead our squash team for the 2014-2015 season. 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 D.C. 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.
Rod Montrie will reprise his role as varsity swim and dive coach for the 2014-2015 season. Mr. Montrie began working at Madeira in 1992. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland College Park. Mr. Montrie is a four-time Virginia State Independent Schools Coach of the Year and was 2007 recipient of the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association's David H. Robertson Award for Coaching Excellence. In addition to his role as varsity swim and dive team head coach, Mr. Montrie has been the director of aquatics at Madeira for 21 years.
Ashley Smith, associate director of communication and marketing at Madeira, will serve as an assistant coach to the 2014-2015 swim and dive team. This is her second year coaching the Snails, and she is looking forward to another great year working with the team. Ms. Smith grew up swimming competitively in West Virginia, where her high school team was undefeated for four consecutive years (44-0), winning the state championships from 1997 through 2000. She went on to swim for the West Virginia Wesleyan women’s swim team which won several WVIAC conference titles.
Varsity diving coach Kelsey Moriarty graduated from Madeira in 2004 (Kelsey Moore) and is excited to be back at Madeira's pool. She was an All-American, Virginia state champion, and Madeira record holder. While at Madeira she also coached NVSL summer diving at Donaldson Run under Coach Carrie Bromberg. Coach Moriarty went on to dive at both Georgetown and Harvard (AB, 2008). She held the 1 meter record at Georgetown, before transferring to Harvard to finish her diving career in the Ivy League. She also earned a master's degree from the London School of Economics. She has worked at the White House and on several Presidential campaigns. Until the birth of her baby girl in March she was as an analyst with Booz Allen Hamilton specializing in Mexican drug trafficking organizations.
Carrie Bromberg will be assistant varsity diving coach this season. Ms. Bromberg brings a wealth of swimming and diving experience to the Madeira community. She was a member of the U.S. swim and dive team, the North Carolina State University Division I dive team, founder and head dive coach for Metro Dive Club and the head men's and women's varsity dive coach for Georgetown University, 2003 - 2005.Athletics