Coaching Staff

Coaching Staff
Missy Meharg
Head Coach/Camp Owner and Director

Head coach Missy Meharg is entering her 34th season as the helm of the Maryland field hockey program, along the way building a program rich with a winning tradition. Voted National Coach of the Year an unprecedented nine times, Meharg has exemplified the tradition of excellence Maryland field hockey has become known for, a program with eight National Championships and 23 conference championships - solidifying the Terrapins' position among the top programs in the nation.
• Seven national titles, including five in seven years (1993, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011).



Assistant Coach/ Camp Director

Kasey Tapman

Head coach Missy Meharg welcomed Terrapin alumna Kasey Tapman Asper to her staff as an assistant coach in June of 2021. Tapman Asper played for the Terrapins from 2011-15 and was on the Terps' 2011 NCAA Championship squad, ACC Champion '13, and Big Ten Champion '15. 

Tapman played on the USA indoor team from 2018-21. Where she earned her first cap in 2021 and the US won gold at the Pan Am cup. Tapman also was part of the USA Developmental squad from 2017-2020.

In her first season as an assistant coach in College Park, Tapman Asper helped the Terrapins to a record of 15-7, including seven wins over ranked teams, and an appearance in the NCAA Final Four.


ScottTupper

Assistant Coach/Program Director

Maryland field hockey head coach Missy Meharg welcomed Scott Tupper to her staff as an assistant coach in June 2021. Tupper, a three-time Olympian, comes to College Park after serving as an assistant coach at Lafayette this past year. Prior to coming to College Park, Scot was a high performance coach with The Rob Short Field Hockey Academy in Vancouver Canada and Lafayette College

Tupper has been a member of Canada's Senior National Team since 2005, playing in 322 games in his career. He has appeared in three Olympic Games (2008, 2016, 2020). Tupper holds the Canadian record for goals in an Olympic Games with the five goals he scored in Rio in 2016. He played in four Pan American Games (2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019), three Pan American Cups (2009, 2013, and 2017) and three Commonwealth Games (2010, 2014, and 2018). Since 2012, he has served as Canada's team captain for the past eight years.

In his first season in College Park, Tupper helped the Terrapins to a record of 15-7, including seven wins over ranked teams, and an appearance in the NCAA Final Four.


Goalkeeping Specialist

NoelleFrost

Noelle Frost's career at the University of Maryland expands from 2016-2021. 

  • NFHCA All-Mid Atlantic Region Team (Second - 2020)
  • NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week (9/18/19; 10/9/19; 4/21/21; 10/27/21)
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/16/19; 10/7/19; 10/14/19; 4/19/21; 10/26/21)
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)
  • All-Big Ten Academic Team (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)