Kim Eldridge will begin her third season as head coach of the women’s lacrosse team in 2019.
In 2018, in just the second season as a sport at Westminster, the Titans finished tied for fifth in the ORLC, finishing 5-6 in conference play. Eldridge has coached five All-Conference honorees during her time at Westminster.
Eldridge was previously the head girls' lacrosse coach at Chartiers Valley High School where she led the team to a 14-4 record and advanced to the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) finals and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) state quarterfinals.
Prior to Chartiers, Eldridge was hired as Duquesne University's first-ever head coach and held that position from 1997 through 2005. Eldridge, who had three Coach of the Year citations (1997 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC); 2000 & 2004 Atlantic 10 Conference), guided the Dukes to the Atlantic 10 Tournament six of seven years. During Eldridge's tenure, Duquesne shared the 2004 and 2005 Atlantic 10 regular season championship titles and saw her team advance to the 2001, 2004, and 2005 A-10 championship games.
Eldridge also has collegiate coaching experience at Robert Morris University, Randolph Macon College and a nationally-ranked James Madison University team. She also led Peters Township High School to two WPIAL championships. Additionally, Eldridge was the founder and director of the South Fayette Youth Lacrosse Program.
Eldridge, a1993 graduate of the College of William and Mary, was an All-South first team honoree and an All-Colonial Athletic Association pick as a senior. Eldridge also played in the North-South Senior All-Star game and was an All-South second team selection in 1992. Additionally, she played field hockey at William and Mary.
A native of Downingtown, Pa., she earned a Bachelor's degree in marketing from the College of William and Mary and a master's degree in athletic administration from James Madison