|Title:||Head Women's Basketball Coach|
Head coach Kerry Phayre recently completed her 17th season as the women’s basketball head coach at Assumption in 2012-13. The winningest coach in Assumption’s women’s basketball history, she ended the season with an overall mark at Assumption of 289-200 (.591), along with a 209-151 record in Northeast-10 play (.581). Phayre earned her 300th overall career win this season in a 78-69 road win at the University of New Haven on February 13, 2013.
Under her direction, the Hounds have reached the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals on five occasions, including the 2010-11 and 2012-2013 seasons as the team tied the single-season school record with 22 victories. During her time at Assumption, Phayre has coached 29 Northeast-10 Conference All-Stars, four Academic All-District players, three Academic All-Americans, one Northeast-10 Player of the Year (Katelyn Dwyer), two Northeast-10 Freshmen of the Year (Charde Floyd, Gabrielle Gibson), two Northeast-10 Scholar-Athletes of the Year (Stacy Mattioli, Leslie Lupien) and 18 of the top 25 scorers in school history.
Prior to her time at Assumption, Phayre served as the head coach at Division I Columbia University for five seasons from 1991-1996.
One of Rhode Island’s outstanding female players while at Saint Xavier in Providence, she led her team to three Rhode Island state championships. She finished her career with 1,174 career points, a 76-4 overall four-year record and was a two-time All-State selection. Phayre began her college career at Southern Connecticut in 1979-80 before transferring to Providence College, where she graduated from in 1983. As a standout point guard for the Friars, Phayre scored, 1269 points and 432 career assists and was a two-time team captain. She was a finalist for the Margaret Wade Trophy in 1982, given to the National Player of the Year, and was a Kodak All-American as she helped her team to a 66-27 record.
A native of Cranston, R.I., Phayre is a member of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and is one of the leading clinicians in the Northeast. She was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in the fall of 2006 and resides in Worcester, Mass.
Kerry Phayre Record at Assumption
Year W-L (Pct.)
1996-97: 13-14 (.458)
1997-98: 14-14 (.500)
1998-99: 13-14 (.458)
1999-00: 20-9 (.690) - NCAA Regional
2000-01: 18-10 (.643)
2001-02: 20-9 (.690) - NCAA Regional
2002-03: 14-15 (.483)
2003-04: 21-9 (.700)
2004-05: 13-15 (.464)
2005-06: 16-13 (.552)
2006-07: 13-16 (.448)
2007-08: 22-10 (.688) - NCAA Regional
2008-09: 15-13 (.536)
2009-10: 16-13 (.552)
2010-11: 22-8 (.733) - NCAA Regional
2011-12: 17-10 (.630)
2012-13: 22-8 (.733) - Northeast-10 Final, NCAA Regional
Record at Assumption: 289-200 (.591)
|Title:||Associate Women's Basketball Coach|
|College:||Saint Michael's '90|
A former standout at Saint Michael's College (Colchester, Vt.) and an assistant coach at two Division I institutions (Columbia, 1990-96 and Hartford, 1996-99), Sue Cahill recently completed her 14th year on Kerry Phayre's staff in the 2012-2013 season.
Cahill's duties include coordinating and implementing all aspects of recruiting student-athletes, pre- and post-season workouts, in-season and out-of-season weightlifting programs, scouting of opponents and practice preparation.
In her career at the College, the team has qualified for 14 conference playoffs with three straight advances to the Final Four (2001-04), had four 20-win seasons and three NCAA regional appearances. She has recruited two conference Freshmen of the Year, one Player of the Year and countless All-Conference players, including nine 1,000-point scorers.
Prior to coming to the College, she assisted at two Division I programs at the University of Hartford and Columbia University.
She played collegiately for Coach Sue Duprat at Saint Michael's College. She served as team captain, while leading the team to an ECAC tournament appearance and was named a Northeast-10 Conference Honorable Mention All-Star in 1990. She received her Bachelors in business administration.
|Title:||Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|
|College:||Franklin Pierce '10|
Kirsten Doldoorian recently completed her first season as an assistant coach for the Assumption College women's basketball program in 2012-2013.
Doldoorian is familiar with the Northeast-10, graduating from Franklin Pierce University (N.H.) in 2010. A two-year player for the Ravens, she was a member of back-to-back NCAA Division II Final Four teams, including the 2009 team that advanced to the national championship game, was ranked number one in the nation and finished with a 32-2 record. Prior to Franklin Pierce, Doldoorian began her career at Saint Anselm College (N.H.), where she was a two-year letter winner for the Hawks.
Doldoorian came to Assumption from Daniel Webster College (N.H.), where she was an assistant basketball coach and the school's cross country head coach. She has also been involved with a number of youth and college-sponsored basketball camps throughout New England.