Club Goalkeeper Coach

Kaitlin Maguire

Kaitlin Maguire has been playing field hockey since she was 10 years old as a goalkeeper. She is an alumnus of Total Dutch Field Hockey Club, run by Ingrid Alkhoven. She participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons, as well as personalized training with Ingrid. She was a member of the U16 semifinalists at the Sunshine Showcase in Disney, ranking 8th in the nation. As a member of the U19 team in 2013 at the Festival Thanksgiving Showcase, her team placed 1st in their bracket competing against WC Eagles.

In high school, Maguire was a four-year starting goalkeeper for Toms River High North Varsity Field Hockey team. She currently ranks third all-time in saves with 159. Maguire was named to the 2nd Team All-Ocean County and Defensive MVP in 2012 and the Senior All-Star Game in 2013.

She is a graduate of Montclair State University, earning her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in social work while receiving her certification in child advocacy. Maguire received her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2022 from Moravian University.

At Montclair, she put together a successful four-year career as the goalkeeper for the Division III squad in the highly competitive NJAC conference. Over her four-year tenure at Montclair, she recorded over 150 saves with an outstanding overall record of 32-10. Maguire started every game over her final two years and finished her career with a .760 save percentage through 42 games. She helped lead the Red Hawks to an NJAC championship and NCAA Tournament berth in 2016.

Maguire was the winner of the James J. Poet Sportsmanship Award that is awarded to all players in the Athletic Department at Montclair State in 2018.

Maguire joined the Drew University staff as an assistant field hockey coach in 2018, serving through the 2021 season as a goalkeeper specialist.

She became the head coach of Donovan Catholic field hockey team in 2022. In 2023, Donovan Catholic won its first-ever B-South title. Maguire has produced 5 First Team All B-South players – including the B-South Player of the year in 2023.

She has been with the Phoenix Elite family since the winter of 2021 and has been working on developing all goalkeepers for Phoenix Elite Field Hockey.