Alumnae in the News
Paige Hanson '10 wins NCAA Elite 89 Award. The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships. more...
Bryn Mawr Golf Gets Off to Strong Start more...
Coach to Classroom
Who Says an Old Dog Can’t Learn New Tricks More...
Riley Barger '12 leads the way on the soccer field at Maryland! more...
Alumnae in the news... Cecilia Depman '11 scores 3 this weekend! more...
Check out Korby Simpson on the cover of City Paper! She's one of Baltimore's BEST! more...
Abby Bisbee '09 shares her talents at Georgetown more...
Wendy S. Kridel, Director of Athletics
In 2012, Wendy begins her 8th year as the Director of Athletics and her sixteenth year as a full-time member of the Bryn Mawr faculty. During her time at Bryn Mawr, Wendy has committed herself to the growth and development of young women, serving as the Physical Education Department chair, a chief advisor, and the coach of various teams. Prior to coming to Bryn Mawr, Wendy taught and coached at Roland Park Country School and Towson High School, compiling five A.I.S. Titles and one State Championship in Lacrosse.
In addition to her work at Bryn Mawr, Wendy is very involved with the sport of women's lacrosse at the national and international levels. Wendy was the head coach of the 1999, 2003, and 2007 US U-19 Lacrosse World Championship teams. She also serves on various committees at U.S. Lacrosse and is a part of the Johns Hopkins University Native Vision initiative. She was inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2003.
Wendy holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware in physical and health education. While completing her undergraduate work she also lettered in lacrosse. Additionally, she holds a Master's degree from Towson University in community health education.
Tina Steck, Assistant Athletic Director
Tina joined the Bryn Mawr faculty in 2007 after spending 6 years as an assistant soccer coach at several Division I schools, including Towson University, the University of Delaware, and Fairfield University. Prior to becoming the Assistant Director of Athletics at Bryn Mawr, she was a physical education teacher in the Middle and Upper Schools, and also coached various sports.
At Bryn Mawr, Tina works with athletes, coaches, and teams in leadership development and team building. She also advises and counsels student-athletes and their parents in the college recruitment process, and assists the athletic director in special projects and department planning. Additionally, she serves as the Physical Education Department Chair, a Middle School advisor, and is the head coach for the Varsity Soccer program. The soccer team has enjoyed much success under her tutelage, earning three consecutive conference championships in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Tina graduated from Towson University in 2001 with a B.S. in Physical Education, and earned her Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware in 2005. As a two-year captain and four-year starter for the women’s soccer team at TU, Tina collected various accolades throughout her playing career, and in 2012 became a member of the Towson University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Stacy Watson, Athletic Admin. Assist.
Stacy became part of the Bryn Mawr staff in January 2011. Before coming to Bryn Mawr, she served as President of Select Office Solutions in Towson, which provides staffing services for companies in the Baltimore area. Prior to Select Office Solutions, Stacy was the office manager for Crane America and supported sales, accounting and payroll. At Bryn Mawr, Stacy handles daily office procedures in our Athletic Department and the scheduling of games for the school year.
Maggi Souris, MS, ATC
Maggi has been working at Bryn Mawr since 1996, and has acted as a full-time certified athletic trainer since 2003. Before joining the Bryn Mawr staff, Maggi worked at The Bennett Institute for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Maggi received her bachelor's degree from Salisbury University and her Master’s of Science in athletic training from California University of Pennsylvania. In addition to working at Bryn Mawr, Maggi works with numerous camps, clinics, and leagues in the Baltimore/Metro Area, as well as being a certified strength and conditioning trainer.
Dr. Sam Matz, Team Physician
Dr. Sam Matz became a member of our Athletic Department as the school’s team doctor in 2009. His expertise is in the field of arthroscopic surgery and surgery to the knee and shoulder. Dr. Matz currently serves as the Sports Medicine Director of the Women's Center at Carroll Hospital Center, and is the chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and the former Chief of the Medical Staff at Carroll Hospital Center. In addition, Dr. Matz is an instructor of orthopaedic surgery at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and the medical director of LifeBridge Sports Medicine at Northwest Hospital Center. Dr. Matz has served as the head team physician at McDaniel College and Mount St. Mary's College since 1987.
Dr. Matz lives in Reisterstown, with his wife, Patty. All three of the Matz daughters are Bryn Mawr alumnae: Sarah ’09, Amanda ’11 and Erica ’12.
- Badminton - Naomi Tucker
- Basketball - Mimi Walters
- Crew - TBA
- Cross-Country - Jim Lancaster
- Field Hockey - Jeanette Budzik
- Golf - Jamie Watson
- Ice Hockey - Maureen E. Walsh
- Indoor Track - Jim Lancaster
- Lacrosse - Wendy Kridel/Kim Simons
- Soccer - Tina Steck
- Softball - James Brown
- Squash - TBA
- Swimming - Solomon Sniad
- Tennis - Kate Brendler, Matilde Taborda
- Track - Jim Lancaster
- Volleyball - Jessica Green, Eric Green
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