Assistant Athletic Director; Head Field Hockey Coach; Head Softball Coach
Head Field Hockey Coach
Kathy Quirk returned as the Head Field Hockey Coach in the fall of 2005 after being the head coach in the late 70's and early 80's. A graduate of Trenton State College, now known as The College of New Jersey, Coach Quirk was a three sport athlete playing field hockey, basketball, and softball. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education and also a Masters of Education in Athletic Administration. In her junior year, Coach Quirk spent a semester abroad in England, where she played field hockey for Bishop Lonsdale College in Darby, England. Recently some of The Hun School's field hockey players have gone off to play college hockey at the University of New Hampshire, Union College, Villanova, Franklin and Marshall, Northeastern, Tufts, and Washington and Lee. In 1998, Coach Quirk was inducted into the Sterling High School Athletics Hall of Fame and in 2001 into The Hun School Athletic Hall of Fame. Mrs. Quirk is the Associate Athletic Director and the Head Softball Coach.Head Softball Coach
Coming right out of Trenton State College, now known as The College of New Jersey, for the past 40 years, Coach Quirk has ensured that Hun School softball has made its mark in the state and also in Mercer County. She has coached the softball team to nine State Championships: 1976, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2004 and one MAPL Championship in 2002. In 2001 her team also went to the finals of the Mercer County Tournament, the first for any Mercer County Prep School.
Her organization of spring training trips to Puerto Rico, Arizona, and Florida have helped make Hun Softball what it is today. Coach Quirk also works hard with those girls interested in playing college softball. She has had, over the years, numerous players continue softball at both Division I and Division III colleges. Players have gone off to play at: Boston College, Marist College, Elon University, Cornell University, Dartmouth, Rutgers, Duke, Marrist, Babson, Dickinson, Roger Williams, University of Maryland, George Mason, Bates, and Widner.
Coach Quirk has been named the Trenton Times Coach of the Year in 1995, 1998, 2004, and 2012 and the Star Ledger Coach of the Year in 2001 and 2008. In 1999, the Princeton Packet named the Hun Softball Team “Program of the Decade” and Coach Quirk, “Coach of the Decade”. She was also the Princeton Packet's Coach of the Year in 2008.
A graduate of Trenton State College with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education and a Masters in Athletic Administration. Coach Quirk was a three sport athlete playing field hockey, basketball, and softball.
In 1998, she was inducted into the Sterling High School Athletic Hall of Fame as a three sport athlete in field hockey, basketball, and softball. In 2001 Coach Quirk was also inducted into The Hun School Athletic Hall of Fame for her outstanding career as a coach at The Hun School.
Currently at The Hun School, Coach Quirk is the Associate Athletic Director and also the Head Field Hockey Coach.