Co-Owner, Director of Recruiting, Media & Facilities

Laurie Temple

Laurie Temple is the co-owner of Phoenix Elite Field Hockey. She is primarily responsible for overseeing all recruiting, communications, media, and logistics for the organization. Prior to Phoenix Elite, she spent more than 25 years in corporate and collegiate environments – mostly in leadership communication positions.

Temple concurrently is a communications specialist for the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA), where she writes award announcements, press releases, blog articles, news stories, and event promotions – in addition to managing the organization’s social media outlets and updating the NFHCA National Coaches Poll rankings during the fall season.

She holds a certificate in Sports Administration from the United States Sports Academy; a Masters of Arts degree in Professional Communication from La Salle University; a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Frostburg State University; and a Professional Social Media certificate from the esteemed Mayo Clinic.

At Frostburg State University, she was a founding member and starter on the university’s inaugural Division III women’s soccer squad. As a senior captain, Temple earned offensive MVP honors – helping to lead the team to a winning record and post-season participation in its inaugural season.

Prior to Frostburg, she attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, NJ., where she was a three-sport varsity athlete, earning 10 letters in soccer, field hockey and basketball. She was a four-year starter and captain for the varsity girls’ soccer team, graduating in 1991.