Maya Herm is in her third season as an assistant coach with the Tufts Field Hockey program after she was hired in the summer of 2016.
Herm, a graduate of Dartmouth College, came to the Jumbos from MIT where she was a volunteer assistant in 2015, and helps Coach Mattera with all aspects of program development. She was the Jumbos' lead assistant in 2016 when they won the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship and advaced to the NCAA Championship Game.
Herm graduated from Dartmouth in 2013 where she was a captain of the team her senior year and was selected Second Team All-Ivy League. Herm was one of the leading scorers on the team for her senior season in 2012 - contributing to the most successful season the program had in over 12 years. That team finished second in the Ivy League with the team's only loss coming to eventual NCAA National Champion Princeton University. Following graduation Herm continued playing, spending a year in the Netherlands playing for Gooische Dames 1, a team in one of the top three Dutch competition levels.
Originally from Bethesda, Maryland, Herm was voted Player of the Year by local papers, All-State by Maryland coaches, and was awarded as National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-South Region during her final high school season. Herm began her coaching career while in college as she coached the Jackals Field Hockey club team and local camps in her area. During her time in the Netherlands she was the head coach of a top Naarden Boys U16 team in the spring of 2014. In addition, Herm has coached at the Sportways EHF Camp of Excellence in Barcelona in the summer and led her team in 2015 to win the championship game. The camp includes elite players from all over the world, many of whom play for their respective youth national teams.
Since Spring 2015, Herm has coached locally in Boston. She coached for Cape Anne Field Hockey Club, working as the head coach and the Head of Youth Development. During the fall of the 2015 season she was both the head coach of the Boston College Club Field Hockey team in addition to being the co-head coach of the Shady Hill Middle School team.
Off the field at Dartmouth Herm graduated with a major in Spanish and Studio Art and a minor in International Studies. She was the Dorothy Levitt Leadership award winner during the fall of 2012 and was on the Senior Executive Committee with the Office of Alumni Relations at Dartmouth.