Q&A: Meet the Coaches

Q&A: Meet The Coaches

Christina Keim, M.Ed.
UNH Equine Program/Dept. of Biological Sciences
University of New Hampshire
Lecturer/Contract Faculty
IHSA Hunter Seat Coach


Christopher P. Mitchell
Director of Riding
Randolph College
Lynchburg, VA (IHSA Zone 4, Region 2)


Denise Webber
Coach, IHSA Western team
Albion College
Albion, MI (Zone 6, Region 4)


Eileen “Bud” Roberts
Instructor in Equestrian Studies
Assistant Coach for IHSA Hunter Seat Team
University of Findlay


Emily Nett
IHSA Coach
Adrian College
Adrian, MI (IHSA Zone 6, Region 4)


Karen Sykes/Drew
Varsity Equestrian Team Head Coach
Drew University
IHSA – National Alumni Director


Kelly Lamont Francfort
Equestrian Team Coach
Rutgers University
Zone 3 Chair, IHSA Board of Directors


Lori Arthur
IHSA Stock Seat Team Coach
Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, MI (Zone VI, Region 4)



Lory Nagel
Coach, IHSA equestrian team
University of Findlay
Findlay, OH (Zone 6, Region 1)


Mara Keith-Hunter
Director of Riding, IHSA Team Coach
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
(IHSA Zone 1, Region 3)


Mary Drueding
Director of Ridng, IHSA Coach
Saint Lawrence University

Canton, NY (IHSA Zone 2, Region 2)
(IHSA Zone 1, Region 3)


Megan Taylor
IHSA Coach
The University of the South
Sewanee, Tennessee
(IHSA Zone 5, Region 1)


Michael T. Dowling
Head Coach, IHSA Hunter Seat team
Centenary College
(IHSA Zone 3, Region 3)
Hackettstown, NJ


Sally Batton
Director of Riding
Dartmouth College Riding Center
Etna, NH
Coach IHSA Hunter Seat Team “The Big Green”


Stella Prescott
Director of the Hunter-Jumper Program
University of Findlay
Riding Instructor, IHSA Coach


Vanessa Bartsch
IHSA Head Coach
Stanford University Equestrian team
Stanford, CA (Zone 8, Region 1)