Over her 15 years guiding the University of Rochester field hockey team, Wendy Andreatta has taken the program to new heights.
Under her tutelage, 11 players have earned All-America honors, including 1st Team selections in Michelle Relin ('16), Tara Lamberti ('16), Sayaka Abe ('17), Nancy Bansbach ('18), Amanda Strenk ('22) and Karina Bridger ('23). She also has aided in the development of 40+ players to a total of 70 All-Liberty League awards.
The University of Rochester has reached the NCAA Tournament in 7 of the last 10 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 three times, and Regional Coaching Staff of the Year two times.
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 2nd Team All-American and CoSIDA Academic All-American as a senior.
With a decade of Division I coaching experience at UConn, Syracuse, Hofstra and Columbia prior to arriving at the University of Rochester, Andreatta brings 25 years of collegiate coaching experience to her student-athletes.
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 with their two sons, Owen (16) and Lucas (14).