Program Coordinator Spotlight: Head Girls Lacrosse Coach – Maeve Flaherty

Where did you go to college?
  • Brown University
What was a memorable college experience for you?
  • Campus Dance at Brown Graduation 
Where did you coach/work before St. Andrew's?
  • I was a Marketing Manager in New York City before transitioning over to the field of education and coaching
What do you enjoy most about working at St. Andrew's?
  • My players and the awesome coaching staff members
What is your favorite movie?
  • Dances with Wolves or Last of the Mohicans
What is your go to game day snack?
  • Peanut butter & banana
What is a something positive that you have experienced or been able to do during the pandemic?
  • Moving to Austin, TX from NYC as a New England native
What is your favorite moment as a member of the SAS Athletic Staff?
  • Meeting my players
Favorite Book?
  • All the Pretty Horses and/ or East of Eden
Favorite Quote?
  • "May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears." – Nelson Mandela
Favorite sports to watch/follow outside of work?
  • Basketball and Football
What's your walk-up song?
  • Promontory - Trevor Jones (Last of the Mohicans)
Favorite vacation spot?
  • East coast beaches
If you weren't working in athletics, what would you be doing?
  • Teaching and gardening
What do you enjoy most about SPC?
  • The commitment to character enrichment
If you could coach any sport (that you do not already coach) what would it be?
  • Volleyball or Track & Field
How many years have you been a coach/staff member at St. Andrew's?
  • This is my first season
Do you have any unique pre or post game rituals?
  • Watching a sports movie the night before a game (i.e. Miracle or Remember the Titans) 
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