Maud Lonergan became head coach for Northfield Mount Hermon varsity girls' lacrosse team in 2019. She spent four years as head coach at Division II Franklin Pierce University where she guided two athletes named to the All-NE-10 Team, one chosen to the IWLCA All-North Region Team, and one IWLCA All-American. Prior to this she spent two seasons as an assistant coach at NESCAC Division III Amherst College. During her time there, the Mammoths finished ranked fourth in the nation and made a run to the national semifinal in 2014. While on staff at Amherst, Lonergan was involved in producing three All-America and 15 Conference All-Academic selections.
Lonergan has extensive experience in the girls game, primarily as head coach of the Brattleboro (VT) Union High School varsity girls’ lacrosse for eight years, and simultaneously coaching for both US Lacrosse and at the club level for four years during that tenure. In 2007 she founded the Brattleboro Lacrosse Camp and was director and head coach for six years. While developing the BUHS program, Lonergan produced US Lacrosse All-America selections in both 2010 and 2013, and was recognized as the Marble Valley League Coach of the Year in both 2008 and 2010.
Lonergan is a 1995 graduate of the University of New Hampshire and played as a four-year starter for the Wildcats. She led as a team captain for both her junior and a senior years, while helping the team finish as the No. 3 nationally ranked program in 1991 as a semifinalist. In prep school, Lonergan was a starter for four straight state title teams at Colorado Academy in Denver. She was a six year letter-winner for the Mustangs varsity squad, and awarded in 1990 as Colorado’s first High School All-America selection and was nominated as Colorado’s best high school athlete as a graduating senior.
Education: B.S., Psychology, St. Lawrence University; M.S., Exercise and Sport Studies, Smith College
Roles at NMH: Varsity field hockey head coach, girls' varsity lacrosse assistant coach, dorm faculty