Field Hockey Coaching Staff
Sue Myers
Director of Operations
Coach Info:
Position: Director of Operations
Hometown: Wellsville, Pa.

 

Sue Myers finished her 24th year as a member of the Lady Monarch coaching staff in 2011 and now serves as the director of operations. Myers' duties include recruiting, statistical records, video documentation and camp organization.

As an assistant, Myers has been on the sidelines for six of Old Dominion's national titles as well as "The Streak," a string of 66 consecutive wins spanning from 1990-93. Overall, Myers has helped the Lady Monarchs to a 431-124-5 mark.

Myers' coaching career began in 1973 when she became Carlisle Senior High School's head coach of basketball, field hockey, and softball. She was also the coach of the state champion 4 X 100 relay team of the track and field squad. She held that post at the Pennsylvania school for 12 years, before becoming a graduate assistant coach at Old Dominion in 1987. During the 1988 season, Myers became a full-time assistant in the post she currently holds today. Alongside Anders, Myers also helped coach the United States National field hockey team during the 1990-93 seasons.

Myers served as Old Dominion head coach in 2003 as Lady Monarch head coach Beth Anders served as the head coach of the U.S. National Team. Myers guided the 2003 Lady Monarchs to a 14-10 overall record as Old Dominion took home its eighth straight and 13th overall Colonial Athletic Association title and returned to the NCAA Tournament for its 23rd consecutive appearance.

A seven-time United States National Team member, Myers was a superior field hockey player during her athletic career. She captained the Lady Rockets of Slippery Rock during her junior and senior campaigns and was her team's leading scorer for three seasons.

Myers was an active member of the national field hockey scene. She was on the United States National Team from 1972-79 and played on the very first United States World Cup team of 1975.

After her college career, Myers was an active player in club field hockey. A five-time national club team champion, Myers was a player and co-founder of the Red Rose Field Hockey Club based in southeastern Pennsylvania from 1975-85, where she played alongside Anders on the club circuit.

A four-sport athlete in college, Myers also participated in basketball, softball, and track and field. She was an MVP selection of her basketball team and played with Rutgers head women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer. A veteran ASA fast-pitch softball class AAA player, Myers was a four-time Eastern United States League batting champion while playing for teams based out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

She has co-authored several field hockey publications with Anders, including "Steps to Success", which was released in the summer of 1999.