Jen Fox Sargent

Head coach at DI Merrimack College

The Braintree, Mass. native was a dominant force on the defensive end of the field during her playing days at Merrimack and was a two-time team captain. She also served as the Vice President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) while she was a student.

She immediately got involved in the coaching world after graduation with a stop at Simmons College as an assistant coach for one season, then had similar roles at Randolph-Macon College and Saint Francis before she returned to Merrimack in 2014 as an assistant coach. She spent one season at her alma mater, then took an assistant role at Endicott for a year and won a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) championship leading into her hire at Roger Williams in 2017.

While the head coach of the Hawks, Fox Sargent has thrust the program into a dominant force in the Commonwealth Coast Conference. She compiled an impressive 34-13 record while at the helm, which culminated this past spring with a CCC Championship and a trip to the third round in the NCAA tournament that included Roger Williams first ever win in NCAA postseason play.

Fox Sargent was tabbed the CCC Coach of the Year in 2021 for the third time and had seven of her players earn All-CCC honors, including the Rookie of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She also had one of her players named an IWLCA All-American for the first time in program history.

Since 2013, Fox Sargent has also served as the head coach of the Boston Laxachusetts Girls Lacrosse club for players aged elementary school through high school. With that role, shes provided coaching for the highly competitive club team, but has also provided support for student-athletes in the college recruiting process.