After joining the Blue Devil staff in 2011, Britt Broady begins her sixth season as an assistant coach with the Duke field hockey program, working primarily with the defense and goalkeepers.
Under Broady's direction, goalkeeper Lauren Blazing garnered All-America honors three consecutive seasons from 2013-15 while ranking among the national leaders in goals against average and save percentage during that time. She anchored the Blue Devils to a 49-29 mark and two NCAA semifinals appearances, and finished her career ranked third all-time at Duke in saves and goals against average. In 2013, Blazing joined two-time All-American defender Paula Heimbach in receiving first team All-South Region and second team All-ACC recognition and guiding the Blue Devils to a historic campaign that included a run to the NCAA championship match.
In her first season at Duke, Broady directed a defense that ranked second in the conference and eighth nationally with a 1.2 goals against average. She also supervised goalkeeper Samantha Nelson, an All-America, All-South Region and All-ACC selection. The senior ranked seventh nationally in goals against average (1.23), posted the best save percentage in the ACC (.723) and recorded six shutouts on the year.
Broady joined the Blue Devils after spending eight seasons as an assistant coach under Pam Bustin at the University of Louisville. With the Cardinals, her responsibilities included recruiting, goalkeeper training and performance, on-field skill and tactics - especially of the defense and penalty corner units - and camp organization. Under her guidance, two Louisville goalkeepers earned NFHCA All-America honors, in addition to garnering conference Goalkeeper of the Year recognition.
Prior to her stint at Louisville, Broady served as an assistant coach for two seasons at American University, helping guide the Eagles to a pair of Patriot League Tournament championships.
A native of Auburn, Maine, Broady was a four-year starting goalkeeper at Dartmouth College, where she earned All-Ivy League honors in addition to serving as team captain and garnering team MVP accolades. A member of the class of 2001, she graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Brain and Psychological Sciences and Biology while also ranking second in the Dartmouth records in both season and career goals-against average.
In addition to her coaching experience at the collegiate level, Broady is also involved with U.S. Field Hockey, serving as a regional administrator and assistant coach for the USA High Performance Midwest Team since 2009.
As one of USA Field Hockey’s Olympic Development and High Performance coaches, she has coached at several USA camps, including the Junior National Camp, Futures Development Invitational Camp (FDIC) for Futures Elite, High School Open and College Open. She is currently the head coach for the Futures development program in Louisville and was chosen by USA Field Hockey to be a selector at the Regional and National Futures Tournaments and the Junior National Camp. In the past, she served as a site director and head coach for the Futures program in New Hampshire and continued coaching in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Broady is currently a Level III Certified Coach by USA Field Hockey, receiving pending accreditation in June, 2012.
Broady and her husband, Jimmy, currently live in Durham with their daughters, Shea and Paige.
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