Head coach Katherine Bixby announced that Kayla Robbins will join the coaching staff. Robbins arrives from four seasons as a member of the Michigan women’s basketball team, where she contributed 610 points and 364 rebounds over her career.
Jay Anderson was named defensive coordinator. Anderson was most recently the associate head coach and defensive coordinator at Notre Dame College of Ohio. Before that, he spent six seasons as head coach at Oberlin College.
Women’s Field Hockey
The Blue Jays placed a national-best 28 student-athletes on the 2020 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III National Academic Squad, boasted six Scholars of Distinction, and posted the fourth-best team GPA.
Head coach Chuck Willenborg will step down at the end of the 2021 season after 17 seasons at the helm. Willenborg came to Homewood in 2005 to coach both the men’s and women’s teams, and guided Hopkins to double-digit win seasons in every year except for the COVID-shortened 2020 season.
Head coach Dave Woodring will step down at the end of the 2021 season after 17 seasons with the Blue Jays, including the last 11 as head coach. His teams have won 169 matches, three ITA National Indoor Championships, and nine Centennial Conference titles, and made nine NCAA Tournament appearances.
The Blue Jays were picked atop the Centennial Conference preseason poll, with seven first-place votes to earn 49 total points in the poll. The team went 12-3 in the truncated 2020 season.