USA Field Hockey

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

1984 US Women’s Olympic Bronze Medal Team – The Bronze Medal won by the 1984 Women’s Olympic Team is the only Women's medal in the history of United States in field hockey at the Olympics.  After defeating Australia in a penalty shoot-out, USA captured the bronze medal.  USA Field Hockey is proud to honor its first team in the Hall of Fame on the 30th Anniversary of their triumphant victory.

Pam Bustin – A ’96 Olympian, Bustin was a member of Team USA for 7 years.  She also participated in the 1990 World Cup and two Pan-American Games while earning 78 caps.  She continues her involvement with USA Field Hockey, as she coaches at the junior national level.  Bustin is currently the head coach at Duke University where she recently guided the Blue Devils to the National Championship game, and earned the honor of South Regional Coach of the Year.

Tracey Fuchs – A two time USA Field Hockey Athlete of the Year, Fuchs was a standout for Team USA during her 17 years on the National Team.  She participated in 268 international matches on her way to earning the most caps in USA Field Hockey history.  Fuchs was a two-time Olympian, as well as a member on four different World Cup squads, and also competed in the Pan-American Games.  Fuchs is currently the Head Coach at Northwestern University where she has guided the Wildcat’s to multiple winning seasons since her arrival in Evanston. 

Katie Kauffman Beach – A member of the National Team from 1994-2004, Beach was a two time Player of the Year in 2000 and 2003.  Beach was a member of the 1996 Olympic Team.  She also competed at the World Cup in 1998 and 2002, and the Pan American Games in 1999 and 2003.  She earned more than 180 caps in her career and captained the squad in her final two seasons in 2003 and 2004.   After guiding Columbia University as the Head Coach for four seasons, Beach is now the Owner and Director of Windy City Field Hockey.

Kate “Tiki” Kinnear – A former standout at the University of North Carolina, Tiki began her career with the National Team in 1998.  She captained the team in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the first Olympic appearance for Team USA since 1996.  During her time on the national team, she also appeared in three World Cups and earned three silver medals in the Pan American Games.  Earning more than 200 caps in her eleven-year career, she was awarded USA Field Hockey Female Athlete of the Year five times.  Tiki continues her involvement with USA Field Hockey, as she is currently a member on the Board of Directors.

Jill Reeve – A 12-year member on the National Team, Reeve earned the honor of Athlete of the Year in 1999.  Reeve competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and was a member of the 1994, 1998, and 2002 World Cup Teams, earning a Bronze medal in the ’94 games in Ireland.  With 134 caps in her career, Reeve was a standout for Team USA during her time on the squad.  Reeve also served as captain for part of her time on the National Team.  Reeve is currently the head coach at Brown University, and has over twenty years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Nigel Traverso – A 1984 Olympian, Traverso was a stellar defender for Team USA.  With over 175 caps in his career, Traverso also competed in four different Pan American Games.  He founded Big Apple Hockey where he is promoting the game in the New York area.  A long- time coach, Traverso has also assisted the Men’s National Team in various different tournaments and events.  


Hall of Fame Inductees

Member Induction Year
Gwen Cheeseman Alexander 1989
Beth Anders 1989
Ruth Heller Aucott 1988
Beth Beglin 1994
Adele Boyd 1988
Robin Cash 1988
Gertrude Dunn 1988
Frances Elliott 1988 
Vonnie Gros  1988
Mary Ann Leight Harris  1988
Sheryl Johnson 1994
Anita Corl Huntsman 1989
Jill Grant Lindenfeld 1989
Leslie Lyness 2004
Phyllis Stadler Lyon 1988
Laurel Hershey Martin 2004
Barbara Marois  2004
Chris Larson Mason  1989
Betty C. Miller 1988
Charlene Morett  1989
Christy Morgan 2004
Joan Moser 1988
Patricia Kenworthy Nuckols 1988
Marcia Pankratz 2004
Eleanore Pepper 1988
Marcy Place 1994
Chickie Geraci Poisson  1988
F. Elizabeth Richey 1988
Alison Hersey Risch 1988
Nancy Sawin  1988
Patricia Shea 2004
Betty Shellenberger 1988
Karen C. Shelton 1989
Julie Staver 1989
Barbara Strebeigh 1988
Joan Edenborn Stiles 1988
Pam Neiss Stuper  2004
Bonnie Smith Taylor  1988
Anne B. Townsend 1988
Anne McConaghie Volp 1988
Alice Putnam Willetts 1988