Date Posted:05/04/2005,  3:30PM

Sheridan Named Co-Head Coach of Women's Soccer

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Department has announced that Katie Sheridan (Marblehead, Mass.) has been named a co-head coach of the women's soccer program. Sheridan, a 2002 Bowdoin graduate, has been an assistant to head coach John Cullen for the past three seasons.

Sheridan was an outstanding athlete at Bowdoin, playing on the soccer, tennis, squash and softball teams. She captained the women's soccer squad and played softball her senior year, earning All-NESCAC honors in both sports. As a senior, she was awarded the school's Lucy Shulman Award honoring the most Outstanding Female Athlete. She graduated with a degree in Anthropology, minoring in Psychology.

Sheridan has an extensive coaching resume that includes an advanced national diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. This spring, she served as the third assistant on the University of Connecticut women's soccer team and has worked at the Region 1 Olympic Development camp. She also serves as the Director of the Polar Bear Training Camp for Girls during the summer.

Coach Sheridan joins Coach Cullen at the helm of one of the most successful programs in New England. The Polar Bear women's soccer team has reached double figures in victories in 12 of the last 14 years, and has never had a losing season. Cullen holds a career mark of 220-74-21 in 19 years at Bowdoin.