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, and in ‘11 with
Gorham as an assistant coach they advanced one step further with an
NCAA tourney appearance.
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.