December 22, 2021

Meet Karen Mendoza, Varsity Field Hockey Coach

GCS Staff

Karen Mendoza


After missing the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall sports officially returned to Glenelg Country School. Get to know Karen Mendoza, varsity field hockey coach.


Number of Years at GCS

I have worked at GCS for seven years. I was head JV field hockey coach for two years and this is my first year as varsity head coach.


Favorite Food

I enjoy all types of foods but my favorite is Mexican.


Favorite Band

Luke Combs and Dave Matthews Band


Favorite Vacation Spot

Being at a beach.


Favorite Part of Coaching

The camaraderie it creates and seeing the excitement on players faces when they have accomplished a goal they have set.


Favorite Sports Moment

Winning the Middle Atlantic Conference during my collegiate field hockey tenure.


Fun Fact About You

I have flown in a special operations MH60 Blackhawk helicopter.

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