Katie Kauffman Beach (born September 26, 1974 in Reading, Pennsylvania) is a field hockey player and coach. She played for the United States Women's National Team in 180 international games, including the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. She was inducted into the United States Field Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014.
Beach went to college at the University of Maryland, where she studied marketing and played for the Terrapins, starting the year they won the NCAA championship in 1993. She was a two-time All-American, and two-time U.S. Field Hockey Athlete of the Year. In 2004 she retired from the national team to coach at Columbia University, where she served for four years as head coach. In 2009 she moved to Chicago and became the director and co-owner of Windy City Field Hockey, with husband Keith Beach.
International Senior Tournaments
- 1995 – Champions Trophy, Mar del Plata, Argentina (3rd)
- 1996 – Summer Olympics, Atlanta, USA (5th)
- 1997 – Champions Trophy, Berlin, Germany (6th)
- 1998 – World Cup, Utrecht, The Netherlands (8th)
- 1999 – Pan American Games, Winnipeg, Canada (2nd)
- 2000 – Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Milton Keynes, England (6th)
- 2001 – Pan America Cup, Kingston, Jamaica (2nd)
- 2002 – Champions Challenge, Johannesburg, South Africa (5th)
- 2002 – USA vs India WC Qualifying Series, Cannock, England (1st)
- 2002 – World Cup, Perth, Australia (9th)
- 2003 – Pan American Games, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (2nd)
- 2004 – Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Auckland, New Zealand (6th)
- 2004 – Pan America Cup, Bridgetown, Barbados (2nd)
- "Windy City Field Hockey Staff". Retrieved 2016-07-11.
- "Katie Kauffman Beach named to U.S. Field Hockey Hall of Fame | Reading Eagle - SPORTS". Retrieved 2016-07-11.
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