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Instructors

Miriam Esber

Chair of Physical Education and Athletics; Head Lacrosse Coach; Senior lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics
Miriam Esber

Erica Lemm

Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

Erica Lemm, associate director of athletics, is responsible for leadership development, compliance, recruiting and retention, Title IX, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and campus relations. She holds a level one Civil Rights Investigator certification, and is a graduate of the NCAA Effective Facilitation Workshop and the NCAA/WLCS Institute for Administrative Advancement. She currently serves on the NCAA Division III Membership Committee. She was also the championship director for the NCAA Northeast Fencing Regional in 2016.

Erica Lemm

David Allen

Head Swimming and Diving Coach; Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics
David Allen

Laurie Cameron

Adjunct Yoga Instructor

Laurie has been teaching yoga for 24 years. She is certified in two methods, Structural Yoga and Viniyoga. She has taught in various settings including hospitals, yoga studios, senior centers, colleges and fitness centers in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. Laurie's yoga classes are suitable for all levels of fitness. Using the various tools of yoga, students experience the strengthening, balancing and calming effects of yoga which help support the challenges of higher education and beyond.

Laurie Cameron

Jessica Carey

Pilates Instructor
Jessica Carey

Iris Carpio

Head Volleyball Coach; Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

Iris Carpio teaches beginning volleyball, beginning weight training, walking for fitness and table tennis.

Joy W. Collins

Riding Program and Community Lesson Manager
Joy W. Collins

Kendall Crutchfield

Riding Instructor; Equestrian Center

Elizabeth Donaldson

Riding Instructor; Equestrian Center

Tedd Goth

Stables Manager, Equestrian Center

Seth Hussey

Head Rowing Coach; Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

Christopher Kibler

Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach; Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

Certified strength and conditioning specialist, Kibler is also Level 1 certified by USA Track and Field. In his first season at the helm, Kibler guided the cross country team to four top-10 finishes over six meets during the fall season.

Mayumi Kinuta

Tai Chi Instructor

C. J. Law

Director, Intercollegiate Coaching
C. J. Law

Dianna McMenamin

Adjunct Fencing Instructor
Dianna McMenamin

Ellen Perrella

Head Athletic Trainer; Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

For over 30 years, Perrella has overseen the health care of all intercollegiate athletes and is responsible for the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Perrella works with coaches and athletes with the objective goals of preventing injuries and enhancing performance. The Long Island native is active in the public speaking realm, presenting at numerous health-related conferences. She challenges many of the myths and misunderstandings regarding obesity with her lecture "Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Separating Fat from Fiction". Perrella loves hiking in the local hills, is an avid cyclist and weight trains on a regular basis. She also enjoys relaxing with a good book, the latest Netflix obsession, and traveling.

Ellen Perrella

Paula Pierce

Director, Equestrian Center
Paula Pierce

Erin Robson

Head Squash Coach; Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics
Erin Robson

Aldo Santiago

Head Tennis Coach; Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics
Aldo Santiago

Lani E. Sattler

Riding Instructor, Equestrian Center

Jackie Ward

Head Basketball Coach; Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics

Jackie Ward took over as head coach of the Mount Holyoke College basketball program in June of 2018. She also serves as a lecturer in physical education, teaching Walking for Fitness, Badminton, Weight Training and Table Tennis. Ward joined the department after serving the previous two years as the assistant basketball coach at Hartwick College. Prior to Hartwick, Ward was a member of the basketball staff for two years at Smith College. From 2011-14, Ward served as an assistant coach for women's basketball at Nazareth College.

Photo of Jackie Ward

Andrea Whitcomb

Head Field Hockey Coach; Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Athletics
Andrea Whitcomb

Staff

Louise Labrie

Business Manager
Louise Labrie