Meghan Griffin enters her second year as Athletics Communications Coordinator and assistant coach of the women’s lacrosse program in 2018-2019. Griffin comes to Wheaton after spending four years as Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach and Director of Sports Information at Division III Wheelock College in Boston.
While at Wheelock, Griffin guided the Wildcats to four consecutive program-best seasons, finishing with a 10-7 overall record in 2017. The team advanced to three New England Collegiate Conference semifinal contests as well as a conference championship in 2015. The women’s lacrosse program under Griffin earned IWLCA Academic Honor Squad for three seasons, posting 3.59 and 3.54 team GPAs in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
Prior to Wheelock, the Billerica, Mass. native got her start in coaching on the sidelines at her alma mater, Bridgewater State University, spending three years as an assistant for the Bears. From 2011-2013, the Bears amassed a 46-13 record, earning three conference titles and three NCAA tournament appearances.
As a student-athlete at BSU, Meghan helped the Bears to three New England Women’s Lacrosse Alliance championships and a 2010 NCAA tournament bid. Following her senior season, she was selected as the New England Women’s Lacrosse Alliance Goalkeeper of the Year and was named to the All-NEWLA First Team. She finished her career as the program’s all-time victories leader and turned away a school-record 194 shots for the single-season standard.
Griffin is currently serving as a coach for the Laxachusetts Lacrosse Club and has previously worked for the Oliver Ames High School and New England Select Lacrosse League programs.
Griffin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education from Bridgewater State University in 2011.