Patti Klecha-Porter - Head Field Hockey Coach
Patti Klecha-Porter enters
her 29th year on the Wesleyan staff as head coach of the field
hockey team in 2013. Joining the Wesleyan staff in
1985, Patti is an adjunct professor of physical
education at the University. In 1999, she was honored as NESCAC field hockey
Coach of the Year. Patti also served as head women's squash coach
for 15 seasons (1986-2001) but will be in her 13th year as that team's
assistant coach in 2013-14.
Kate Gedney - Assistant Coach
in to cover for long-time assistant
coach Jen Lane while she was on maternity leave, Kate Gedney got her
first college coaching opportunity at Wesleyan in 2009 and continues into her fifth campaign in 2013. A 2009
graduate of Southern Connecticut St. U., Kate was a two-year field
hockey team captain and earned NFHCA Division II All-America laurels.
She also was a Northeast 10 all-academic team selection and was an NFHCA
national academic squad choice. Named SCSU's female
scholar-athlete of the year in 2007-08, Kate earned her degree in
Tori Redding - Assistant Coach
Tori Redding enters her first year on the Wesleyan staff as the Cardinals’ goaltending coach and a department intern. A 2013 Wesleyan graduate, Tori was a two-sport athlete for the Cardinals, serving as a team captain in both field hockey and softball. Tori played all but 35 minutes in net over her four seasons as a Cardinal field-hockey standout. With nearly 4,280 minutes of work, Tori, who was an NFHCA All-American in 2010 and a first-team all-NESCAC pick that year as well, posted a career 1.55 goals against average and a .812 save percentage. During the summer of 2011, Tori made the US High Performance team as part of the USFH developmental program and was under consideration for the US Olympic squad. Tori also was a second-team all-New England West selection and a participant in the 2012 NFHCA senior all-star game. Her knowledge of the game will be a valuable addition to the Cardinal staff.