Ali Kriegel enters her sixth season in the Thomas dugout and first as Head Coach in the 2019 season.
As an assitant for Terry Parlin, Kriegel helped the Terriers earn their first NCAA Tournament appearance after capturing the 2017 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship. Kriegel also enters her seventh season on the Thomas field hockey staff under head Coach Andrea Thebarge.
As a student-athlete at Thomas, Kriegel was a four-year member and three-year captain of the softball and field hockey programs. In softball, she was named to the 2010 NAC All-Tournament team and batted a career-high .400 with 18 RBI and 24 runs scored during the 2010 season. Over her field hockey career, she tallied 16 goals and 17 assists for 49 points. In program history, Kriegel ranks first in career assists, third in points, and seventh in goals. She was also a two-year member of the NAC All-Conference Team and earned National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-Academic Honors.
Kriegel graduated from Thomas in 2011 with a Bachelor of Art in Psychology, then went on to earn her Master of Business Administration through Thomas' accelerated MBA program in 2012.