A year after leading the Black Bears to their fourth-straight America East postseason appearence, her first as a coach and third as a player, Courtney Veinotte will begin her second year as assistant coach of the Black Bears. Veinotte assists in all aspects of coaching a Division I program with a focus on recruiting, travel and practice drills.
After a stellar four-year career as a student-athlete with the Black Bear field hockey team, Veinotte returned as an assistant coach in the fall of 2011. Veinotte, who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psycohology in the spring of 2011, was a leader on the field for Maine all throughout her four years as she appered in 70 total games with 62 starts as a member of the Black Bears. Veinotte tallied 16 goals and eight assists for a total of 40 points over her 70 games and proved to be a very versatile player as she played solid defense throughout her senior season after playing midfield for the majority of her career.
Veinotte was named to the America East All-Tournament team her junior season as she tallied a goal in Maine's semifinal contest against Boston Univeristy. Veinotte wasted no time making an impact for the Black Bears as she had a terrific freshman campaign, tallying three goals and one assist for seven points. For her efforts, Veinotte was named to the America East All-Rookie squad and was named Ameirca East Rookie of the Week on September 10 after notching a goal and an assist against Northwestern. Veinotte was also named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll, the America East Honor Roll and the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Squad.
Before her time at Maine, Veinotte led Skowhegan to
four-straight Maine Class A State Championships in field hockey.
Veinotte tallied 54 points in her senior season and was named a
nominee for Miss Maine Field Hockey. Veinotte was a two-time KVAC
First Team All-State Selection, a two-time Portland Press Herald
and Morning Sentinel First Team selection as well as an All-State
selection. Veinotte was also named to the Northeast Regional
All-America team. While in high school, Veinotte participated in
the National Futures, National Futures Elite and played for the
Cape Ann Coalition National Festival team.