Ross Gorham joined the UNH field hockey staff as an assistant coach in July 2011. Prior to that, he was a four-year student manager with the Wildcats from 2007-10 as an undergraduate at the University and he graduated with a B.S. degree in Kinesiology: Sport Studies in May 2011. Gorham’s duties included technical assistant, videographer and practice player. The Wildcats advanced to the America East Championship tournament all four years he served as student manager.
In his three years as an assistant coach (2011-12-13), UNH has won three America East regular-season titles and two conference tournament titles with two NCAA tournament appearances and a three-year aggregate record of 44-20 that includes 14-1 in America East.
As a player, Gorham competed at the U.S. Men’s National championships at both the junior and senior levels from 2007-09. He was selected to the Under-21 National Team in ‘07 and competed in two U-21 series vs. Canadian squads.
Gorham’s coaching experience includes time with the Seacoast United club team since 2007. He coached the U-19 First Team indoor squad from 2008-10 and led them to a gold medal at the Festival. As the U-16 First Team indoor coach, Gorham led Seacoast United to a 12th-place finish at the 50-team national championship in 2008. In addition to working various camps, he was an assistant varsity coach at Gardiner (Maine) High School from 2005-07.
Gorham, a native of Gardiner, Maine, has served as USA Field Hockey Futures Regional Director for Region 1 (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont) since 2009.