Andrea Thebarge
Andrea Thebarge
Title: Head Field Hockey Coach
Phone: (207) 859-1314
Email: thebargea@thomas.edu
Year: 5th at Thomas
College: Northeastern '00

 

Andrea Thebarge was named the Head Field Hockey Coach prior to the 2008 season.

In 2012 Thebarge was yet again able to improve the Terriers record, finishing the season 7-10 (4-5 NAC). The squad scored 30 goals on 189. The seventh seeded Terriers fell in the Quarterfinals of the NAC tournament.Thomas picked up their first win of the season against Daniel Webster winning 3-0 in their inaugural game on the red turf field. The Terriers picked up two huge victories over rival Maine-Farmington, defeating them 2-1 at home in a conference matchup, then again 2-1 in double overtime in Farmington that did not count as a conference game. This marked the Terriers first victory over University of Maine at Farmington in program history.

Thebarge was able to improve the Terriers record in 2011, as the team finished with a record of 6-12 (4-5 NAC) thanks to 36 goals on 248 shots. The season ended as the seventh ranked Terriers lost to New England College in the NAC quarterfinals.

The 2010 season, led the team to the North Atlantic Conference playoffs as the number five seed. Thomas finished the season with a record of 5-11 (3-4 NAC). The 2010 squad recorded 153 shots in 16 games while scoring 27 goals on 15 assists. Thebarge led Thomas to five victories, which included three one goal wins. 2010’s highlight came on a weekend trip to Massachusetts for two road games against Simmons and Lasell. At Simmons, with the score tied 2-2 late in the second half, Thomas scored the game winner in the 59th minute for the 3-2 win. Coming off the momentum from the Simmons game, Thomas travelled to Lasell. Lasell had a 4-3 lead late in the second half, but the Terriers responded with two quick goals coming one minute apart for an exciting 5-4 victory. The Terriers were represented with two NAC Second-Team postseason honors.

In 2009, Thebarge led the squad to a 4-13 record, falling to University of Maine-Farmington in the first round of the NAC Championship, 3-0. The Terriers had one conference second-team selection, along with NAC Rookie of the Year Ally Kennedy.

In her first season at the helm, the 2008 Terriers went 3-13, losing in the first round of the NAC Championship, 3-1 at the hands of first-seeded Saint Joseph's College. Thomas had three postseason selections, along with Kristin Masessa being named the NAC Rookie of the Year.  

Thebarge also serves as the Assistant Athletic Director/Compliance Coordinator at Thomas and Assistant Softball Coach, while previously serving as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach from 2009-2010.

Thebarge, a native of Skowhegan, Maine graduated from Northeastern University in 2000 with a bachelor's in Mathematics and a minor in Secondary Education. While at Northeastern, played field hockey and was a four year starter and participated in four NCAA Division I tournaments, making it to the Final Four championship in both 1995 and 1996.

Prior to Thomas, Thebarge served as Assistant Field Hockey Coach at the University of Maine from 2002-2005, and was the Interim Head Coach in 2006. From 2000-2002 was the Head Field Hockey, Basketball and Softball Coach at Buckingham Browne and Nichols, a private school in Cambridge, Mass. Thebarge has been actively involved in the United States Field Hockey Association Futures program both as a player and coach and was the Regional Coaching Director of Massachusetts from 2001-2003. She is currently the Head Coach of the Mid Maine Majestix field hockey club in Waterville, Maine as well as the Head coach for the futures program in Maine.

In December of 2009, Thebarge was inducted into the Maine Field Hockey Association's Hall of Fame.