Ariel Meyers Named Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Aug. 14, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - Ariel Meyers has been named an assistant coach for the Brown field hockey team in an announcement made by head coach Tara Harrington. She comes to Brown after spending the past two years working in Fairfax, Virginia in the field of Orthopedics, working at Commonwealth Orthopedics and most recently at Sport and Spine Rehab.

"Brown field hockey is excited to welcome Ariel to our coaching staff," said Harrington. "Her high level of playing experiences along with her top knowledge of the game make her an incredible addition to the Brown field hockey program."

A four-year member of the Wake Forest field hockey team, Meyers helped to lead the Demon Decons to a four-year record of 82-8, while capturing three straight NCAA Championships (2002, 2003, 2004). As a senior, Meyers was named a Third Team All-American, while also earning All-ACC and National Academic Squad honors. During the spring of her senior year, Meyers also competed for the Wake Forest Track and Field Team.

Meyers was a two-year representative on Wake Forest's Student Athlete Advisory Board and also volunteered on the Athletes Care Team throughout college. In addition to her playing experience, Meyers has coaching experience, serving as a counselor at several field hockey camps at both Wake Forest and Duke, and also coaching at the Winston-Salem Futures Site in 2005 and 2006.

A native of Lititz, Pennsylvania, Meyers currently resides in Providence.