Kristen Mullady

Kristen Mullady ‘00 begins her 12th season as the head women’s lacrosse coach at Springfield College during the 2020-21 academic year.

A former standout for the Springfield College’s women’s lacrosse team, Mullady was named an assistant professor of physical education and the Pride's head coach in the summer of 2009.

In recent years, Mullady has helped the Springfield College women's lacrosse team become one of the best Division III programs in the country. In 2019, Mullady led the Pride to its fourth NEWMAC Championship in the last eight seasons, as the maroon and white also qualified for the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament for the third time in the last four years.

Mullady, who graduated from Springfield College in 2000 with a degree in physical education, previously held Springfield College's all-time record for points in a season with 77, as she rankes sixth all-time in career points with 162. Mullady completed a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Walden University.

Mullady re-entered the collegiate coaching ranks after most recently spending several years coaching high school and youth lacrosse in Connecticut. In addition to being the girl’s lacrosse coach for Hall High School in West Hartford, Conn., Mullady has become a prominent figure in the Connecticut girl’s lacrosse scene. In 2009, she was named the President of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association for high school lacrosse and has been the coach of the U-15 Connecticut Select Team since 2000.

On the college level, Mullady served as the head coach for the Central Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse program from 2003-2005. Since her graduation from Springfield College, Mullady has been a physical education teacher at the Renbrook School, Conard and Hall High School, Capital Prep Magnet School, as well as most recently at Windsor High School.

She also is involved in a variety of camps in the area, including the Peak Performance and Total Lacrosse Camps. Since 2003, she has been the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator as well as the Director of Field Hockey and Lacrosse at Sportsworld, an indoor sport facility in Connecticut. In addition, Mullady founded Lax Plus Club, which is a club program to prepare high school athletes from Western Massachusetts and Hartford County for college lacrosse.