ST. LOUIS – Northwestern field hockey alumnae Dominique Masters is set to join the Saint Louis field hockey coaching staff as a graduate assistant. She will join SLU head coach Danielle Baumgardner on the sidelines for the 2017 season.
“Dominique is a highly decorated player from the Big 10 and the UK,” Baumgardner said. “She will immediately contribute to our on field development, especially with our forward line. Dominique's experiences as a student-athlete have prepared her help executive our vision for this program. Most importantly, her care for people and her heart to serve make her a natural fit and we cannot wait for her to join us.”
“I could not be more excited for the opportunity to be joining the field hockey program at Saint Louis,” Masters said. “I am looking forward to taking on a role beside Danielle, getting to know the team and helping them reach their goals. Danielle's passion for the team and infectious positive attitude make me excited to get to work and bring SLU to the next level.”
Masters is one of the top field hockey players in Northwestern history. She is fifth in Wildcat history with 51 career goals and a two-time NFHCA All-Region honoree. Masters helped lead Northwestern to Big Ten championships in 2013 and 2014, qualifying for the NCAA Tournament each season. She was the field hockey team representative for the Northwestern Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). In addition to her athletic prowess, Masters participated in Coach for College in Vietnam in the summer of 2015.
In high school, Masters, a native of Canterbury in the United Kingdom, competed nationally with the Kent County U15 and U17 teams, leading the team to a national championship and runner-up finish, respectively.