Tracey Griesbaum, Owner, Director and Head Coach

Tracey Griesbaum has a wealth of experience coaching field hockey at all levels and age groups — from youth, high school, and collegiate to international and masters. She is a veteran of the collegiate coaching ranks, having spent 22 seasons guiding the University of Iowa Field Hockey Program. Most recently she served as a volunteer assistant coach at Duke University. Tracey is an USA Field Hockey Level III Certified Coach.

During her tenure at Iowa, she led the Hawkeyes to an overall record of 165-107 (.606) and six NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals in 2008. Tracey also guided the program to success in Big Ten play, capturing a regular season title with the Iowa Hawkeyes (2004) and three straight conference tournament championships (2006, 2007, and 2008).

By the Numbers

In her storied coaching career, Tracey has coached the following:
– 20 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National All-Americans
– 52 NFHCA Regional All-Americans
– 53 All-Big Ten Selections
– 3 Big Ten Defensive Players of the Year 
– 3 Big Ten Freshmen Players of the Year
– 3 Big Ten Tournament MVPs
– 18 All-Big Ten Tournament Team Selections
– 71 NFHCA National Academic Squad Selections

Bio At-A-Glance

– NCAA Division I Coaching Experience – 25+ years
– International Coaching Experience – 10+ years
– USA Field Hockey Level III Certified Coach
– USA National Team member – 4+ years
– NCAA Division I All-America
– USFHA (USA FH), NFHCA Region, and Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year
– High School and College Hall of Fame Member

NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches Association) Lifetime Achievement Award (2023)