Girls Varsity Field Hockey
About the Varsity Coaches
Meridith Thorpe (JBS '95) joined the JBS coaching staff in 2009 as the head varsity field hockey coach and the assistant varsity basketball coach. She also teaches 7th and 8th grade physical education and works in admissions. After graduating from Burroughs, where Thorpe helped her team win three Midwest Field Hockey titles, she went on to have a decorated career at the University of Virginia as a four-time All-American. Upon graduation from UVA with a bachelor's degree in sociology, Thorpe has coached at Ohio State, UVA, the University of Iowa and now at Burroughs.
Janie Foster (JBS '02)
Girls JV Field Hockey
About the JV Coaches
Carrie Chapman (JBS '98) joined the Burroughs PE/Athletics staff in 2009 and coaches JV field hockey, boys JVR basketball and JV girls lacrosse. As a student/athlete, Carrie played field hockey, basketball, soccer, track and lacrosse at Burroughs. At the University of Virginia, where she graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce, Carrie played four years of field hockey and earned Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Team Honors (named one of the top 50 field hockey players in the history of the ACC), and is second in career assists in UVA field hockey history. Prior to returning to Burroughs, Carrie worked as an investment banker for Ernst & Young and also coached field hockey at Charlotte Country Day School.
Girls C Field Hockey
About C Coaches
Margaret Clark (JBS '73) joined the Burroughs faculty in 1978 as a member of the PE/Athletics Department. She is the head coach of cheerleading, dance and C field hockey. She also coaches JV girls' lacrosse and teaches 7th and 8th grade physical education. She holds a bachelor's degree in physical education from Colorado State University.
Meghan DiGiulio joined the Burroughs faculty in the 2012-13 school year. In addition to teaching 7th and 8th grade physical education, she is head coach of girls' varsity lacrosse and C basketball and assistant coach of junior varsity field hockey. DiGiulio comes most recently from MICDS, where she was a physical education teacher, coach and academic advisor. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology from Colgate University.