RPCS Director of Athletics Carol Hatton Inducted into US Lacrosse Hall of Fame
On January 13, 2018, Roland Park Country School Director of Athletics Carol Hatton was inducted into the Class of 2018 Greater Baltimore Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame. One of ten inductees at the ceremony at Hillendale Country Club, Carol Hatton was recognized for her tremendous accomplishments as both a player and coach in the world of lacrosse.
“Lacrosse lead me to St Mary’s College of Maryland and I credit my experience both academically and athletically as life changing,” expressed Hatton at the ceremony on Saturday evening.
As a member of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland lacrosse team from 2000 to 2004, Carol Hatton’s accolades include Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year (2004), two-time first team All-American (2003 and 2004), and three-time first team All-CAC. In addition to being a two-year team captain, Hatton helped lead the Seahawks to four consecutive NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship Tournament appearances. Following her graduation, Hatton served as the Assistant Lacrosse Coach at McDaniel College before returning to her alma mater in 2006. As Head Coach at St. Mary’s, “Hatton became the first person in the history of Capital Athletic Conference women's lacrosse to be named both the CAC Player of the Year (2004) and the CAC Coach of the Year (2008).” (smcmathletics.com) Read the full press release from St. Mary's College here.
Following four seasons as Head Coach of the women’s Lacrosse team at Dickinson College, Hatton joined the Roland Park Country School community as Director of Athletics in 2013.
“Each day, I have the opportunity to give back to the aspect of my life that has given me so much. Athletics—specifically lacrosse—has helped me to find my calling,” said Hatton in her acceptance speech on Saturday. “Twenty years from now my hope is that the athletes that I serve at RPCS can look back on their experience and feel like in some way sports have changed their life for the better.”