Susie Macciocca is the founder and director for SPARK Field Hockey. She is thrilled to share her passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for field hockey with young athletes in the Philadelphia area.
A former standout at Episcopal Academy in both field hockey and lacrosse, Susie played Division I field hockey at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem (N.C.). Susie has 15 years of coaching experience in youth sports, ranging from the youngest players to college-bound varsity athletes.
At the high school level, Susie assisted the Radnor varsity field hockey team, helping the team earn a bid to the District One playoffs in each of the seasons and a state tournament berth in 2009. Prior to assisting Radnor's team, Susie was the head coach at Springside School and an assistant at Rye Country Day School, helping the team win its first Independent School State Championship in 2004.
Before starting SPARK Field Hockey, Susie was a director at Filia in their field hockey division, co-founder and director of Strikers Field Hockey Camp, a U14 club team coach for Mystx Field Hockey Club, and a volunteer field hockey coach for the Whitpain Recreational Association.
She has also coached high school lacrosse for 15 years and is an assistant coach at Radnor.
Carly joined NXT in the fall of 2014 as the assistant director of operations, education were she was responsible for overseeing and implementing all operations within the division. Carly became the director of operations, education in 2015 where she worked directly for field hockey's sport head and along side soccer and lacrosse directors of operations. In 2016, she paved her way working full-time in the NXT marketing division as brand marketing manager for education and TV and works directly with the director of marketing. Carly implements and creates all education and TV marketing brand, strategies, materials and emails. She also oversees all of education’s digital and web assets.
Carly graduated cum laude from Washington College in 2014 with a B.A.in business management and minor in art. She was a member of the women’s lacrosse team, where she was a two-time captain and received the Elizabeth “Bo” Blanchard Memorial Sportsmanship Award in 2013 and the Thomas Reeder Speeden Medal in 2014. In her four years, she was named second-team IWLCA All-Metro Region and All-Centennial Conference first team in 2014 and Centennial Conference Honorable mention in 2012.
A native of Baltimore (Md.), Carly grew up in Towson and graduated from Towson High School.
Hometown: West Chester, PaSusie Macciocca is the Founder and Director for Spark Field Hockey. She is thrilled to share her passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for field hockey with young athletes in West Chester and beyond. A former standout at Episcopal Academy, Susie played Division I field hockey at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Susie has an extensive coaching background in youth sports: – Assistant Coach Rye Country Day School in Rye, New York (2004) – Head Coach Springside School in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania (2005-2008) – Co-founder/co-director Strikers Field Hockey in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (2005-present) – Coach MYSTX U14 club team (2006-2008) – Coach Radnor High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania (2008-2013) – Director Field Hockey Division Filia (2009-present) Susie resides in West Chester, Pennsylvania with her husband and four children. View Full Profile
Hometown: West Chester, PATheresa Giunta joined the NXT team in September 2017 as the Manager of Girls Youth Education and Clubs. She is the Head Coach of the NXT 9U team and Director of Play Fast and Cradle youth training programs. Giunta is a alumna of Henderson High School (West Chester, PA) and West Chester University (WCU), where she was a 2x All-American for Midfield and Defense. She competed for the Divison II National Championhip two out of her four years at WCU and was a semifinalist in 2011. Giunta helped WCU win the PSAC Championship in 2013, her senior year. Giunta was named defensive player of the year by her coach at WCU two years in a row. Giunta has also served as the Bishop Shanahan High School lacrosse coach the past 4 years, in which they have had record breaking seasons and were state semifinalists in 2017. Giunta also received her MS in(...continued) View Full Profile