Cay Miller - Varsity Head Coach
Coach Cay Miller played field hockey, basketball and softball at Churchill, earning all-county, all-state, and all-met honors in field hockey and all-county honors in softball. She played field hockey at Haverford College (with a semester abroad playing for the University of Melbourne club team in Australia) and twice earned all-Centennial Conference honors. In 2005, she became the first field hockey player to be inducted into the Churchill Sports Hall of Fame. She coached Churchill's JV field hockey team in the 2005, 2006, and 2007 seasons. In 2010, she became the varsity field hockey coach at Churchill. She was awarded Outstanding Field Hockey Coach of the Year in February 2018 by the Pigskin Club of Washington, DC. She teaches English for speakers of other languages at Wheaton Woods ES, and she achieved National Board certification in 2013.

Shelby Amspacher - JV Head Coach

Coach Shelby Amspacher played field hockey at Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, PA. She played club with the WC Eagles and Philly Hockey Club. She played field hockey at Hood College, starting all four years at center midfield. Shelby has coached locally for KOA, working with the U12, U14, and U16 age groups. She graduated from Hood College in 2017 with a degree in art and archaeology and a minor in history, and she is pursuing a masters degree at Goucher College in historic preservation.

Margaret Carroll - Volunteer Assistant Coach

Coach Margaret Carroll played field hockey at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey. She has been a volunteer assistant at Churchill since the 2015 season. She studied architecture at the University of Maryland and started a lifelong obsession with Terps basketball. In her spare time, she is a consultant for architecture and interior design firms in the DC Metro area. She lives in Bethesda with her husband, two adorable little boys, one dog and one cat, and she waits every year for another Maryland basketball national championship.

Candy Thurman - Volunteer Assistant Coach

Coach Candy Thurman is a retired MCPS social studies teacher with 38 years of field hockey coaching experience including one 4A Maryland state championship, three WCAC championships, and numerous region and division titles. She has served in the past as the head varsity coach at Walter Johnson, Academy of the Holy Cross, and Montgomery Blair High School. She founded and coached Tazmaniacs Club in Montgomery County for twenty years and coached at Junior Olympics for five years. She was a four-year starter at American University and was recognized as MVP in 1979. She is excited to be volunteering with the Churchill field hockey program during the 2019 season.