Over her 14 years guiding the University of Rochester field hockey team, Wendy Andreatta has taken the program to new heights.
Under her tutelage, the Yellowjackets are 202-89 and have had 10+ wins in every season. She has coached 11 players to All-America honors, including 1st Team selections in Michelle Relin ('16), Tara Lamberti ('16), Sayaka Abe ('17), Nancy Bansbach ('18) and Amanda Strenk ('22). She also has aided in the development of 35 players to a total of 64 All-Liberty League awards.
The University of Rochester has reached the NCAA Tournament in 6 of the last 9 seasons. The Yellowjackets have won 2 of the last 4 Liberty League Tournament Championships and have not missed post-season play in the past 10 years.
Andreatta and her staff have been named Liberty League Coaching Staff of the Year and Regional Coaching Staff of the Year twice.
Andreatta was a four-year starter at the University of Connecticut, earning Big East Rookie of the Year as a freshman and Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Performer as a senior. A three-time Big East Conference First-Team All-Conference player, Andreatta was named an All-American and Academic All-American as a senior.
Andreatta earned a BA in English and Anthropology from UConn. After coaching one season at UConn, Andreatta coached 3 seasons at Syracuse University, earning a master's degree in Journalism. After another 3 seasons at Hofstra University, earning a second master's degree in English, Andreatta spent 2 seasons as the assistant coach at Columbia University, before arriving at the University of Rochester.
Active in USA Field Hockey, Andreatta has been a head coach in the Futures/Nexus program and served for more than a decade as USA Field Hockey’s Regional Manager for the Futures/Nexus program in New York. Andreatta continues to coach within the USA Field Hockey Nexus program and has coached teams at the National Championships and the Junior Olympics. Andreatta has also served as a selector for USA Field Hockey events, both at the regional and national level, and holds a Level II coaching accreditation through USA Field Hockey. Andreatta has directed the University of Rochester field hockey camp for the past fourteen years and has coached at camps and clinics throughout the country.
She and her husband, David, reside in Fairport, New York, with their two sons.