Lauren Chenevert has been named Dana Hall’s new Varsity Field Hockey head coach. She has more than 20 years of field hockey experience at the club, collegiate and high school levels.
“Lauren’s extensive field hockey background is an absolute win for Dana Hall,” said Becky Kimball, director of Athletics, Health and Wellness. “Her passion for coaching combined with her leadership style aligns perfectly with our athletics mission. Lauren’s knowledge of the game and her love for recruiting will make an immediate impact on the program, and we are thrilled to have her join our coaching staff.”
Chenevert served as the head field hockey coach at Lawrence Academy (LA) from 2015-18. Prior to LA, she was the head coach at Shrewsbury High School for 18 years with a record of 276-34-22. During her tenure at Shrewsbury, she led her teams to four CMASS District Finals, winning three championships; to the state finals in 2007 and 2012; and to the state semi-finals in 2009. Chenevert also earned Central Mass Coach of the Year honors in 2005 and 2007.
Chenevert founded the Worcester County United Field Hockey Academy in 2006 where she won national championships for both USFHA and NFHCA. She is a former Futures Elite Assistant Coach, and she has been the Cape Cod Classic and Super Sophs Massachusetts State Coach for more than 20 years. During that time, she won four Cape Cod Classic Championships and three Super Sophs Championships. Chenevert has also served as the Nike US Sports Camp Director for field hockey, soccer and lacrosse since 2006.
Chenevert was a DIII standout field hockey athlete at Springfield College. She graduated with a master’s in education and a minor in coaching. Through her coaching career, Chenevert has helped advance many players into the DI, II and III ranks, and has served as the camp coach for programs such as UConn, Springfield College, Holy Cross and WPI.
"My favorite Dana Hall memory would be the first time I ever sang the Alma Mater with my fellow classmates. That was most definitely the first time I felt like I was truly a part of something. Joining hands with my future Silver Sisters made me truly feel like I was a Dana girl."