Coaching Staff

Coaching Staff
Missy Meharg
Head Coach/Camp Owner and Director
Head coach Missy Meharg is entering her 30th 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).

Director of Ops/Camp Director and AdministratorKati Nearhouse

Head coach Missy Meharg welcomed Kait Nearhouse to College Park as the director of field hockey operations in the spring of 2018. Nearhouse was the Director of Operations for the Orange during their national championship run in 2015.​

Volunteer Coach/Camp CoordinatorKasey Tapman

Head coach Missy Meharg welcomed Terrapin field hockey alumna Kasey Tapman back to College Park as the team's volunteer assistant coach in the summer of 2018. Tapman helped the Terps to the 2011 NCAA title and three total NCAA Final Fours. In her time in College Park, Maryland won four conference titles.

Katie BamAssistant Coach/Technical Director

Terrapin great Katie [O'Donnell] Bam joined the staff in January 2017. The two-time Olympian and four-time NFHCA All-American is an assistant coach at Maryland.

In 2017, she served as an assistant at Harvard and helped the Crimson to its first Ivy League title since 2004. 

Marvin BamAssistant Coach/Technical Director

Marvin Bam became an assistant coach at Maryland in the summer of 2017.
Bam brings over 20 years of experience as a player and a coach to College Park. In 2017, he served as an assistant at Harvard and helped the Crimson to its first Ivy League title since 2004.

Coach/Technical Director
tech director