Maren Ford just finished her first season as the volunteer field hockey coach at the University of Michigan.
Ford is currently enjoying a stellar career with the U.S. National Field Hockey team, where she is in her second year with the U.S. Women's National Outdoor team. She holds 21 international caps with the American squad. Ford also has spent three years on the U.S. Women's Indoor National team as well as being a part of the 2007 U.S. Outdoor Development team. Ford helped the U.S. Indoor Pan Am Cup team to a silver medal in 2008 and played in the 2010 AtaHolding Women's World Cup qualifier in Chula Vista, Calif.
Ford's collegiate coaching career includes stops at Bucknell University (2008-09) and her alma mater, Princeton University (2006-07). While at Bucknell, Ford coached four first team All-Patriot League honorees, two Regional All-Americans, and helped Bucknell to 12 wins in 2009 and a co-Patriot League championship. After graduating from Princeton in 2006, Ford started her coaching career as a volunteer assistant. During her time with the Tigers, she helped guide the team to back-to-back Ivy League titles and an NCAA tournament victory. She was involved with five of Princeton's 16 conference championship teams as a player and coach.
During her collegiate playing career Ford was a three-time All-Ivy League selection at Princeton, earning first team status her senior season with the Tigers. She also was a member of three Ivy League championship teams.
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