Field Hockey
Christina Restivo

Christina Restivo

Title: Head Field Hockey Coach
Phone Number: 757-455-3396
Email Address:
Previous College: University of Maryland '07, Wake Forest University '11
  • 2011 Masters in Arts and Liberal Studies from Wake Forest University
  • Bachelor degree in Public and Community Health from the University of Maryland 2007
  • Second year as head field hockey coach at Virginia Wesleyan in 2014
  • Six-year assistant field hockey coach at Division I Wake Forest
  • Helped guide Wake Forest to four NCAA appearances and two final fours
  • Four year member of the University of Maryland field hockey team as a goalkeeper
  • Goalie for Maryland's 2005 and 2006 national championship teams
  • Named to the 2006 NCAA championship all-tournament team
  • Member of the 2005 Atlantic Coast Conference championship team
  • Captain of the 2006 national championship team
  • Level 2 certified U.S. Hockey coach
  • Futures certified coach since 2005
  • Head coach of the Futures site in Winston-Salem, N.C. since 2008
  • Site Director of Futures in Winston-Salem from 2009-2011
  • Selector for the Futures Regional tournament in 2007 and 2008
  • Coached U16 NFC's 2010
  • Assistant Director for Wake Forest Hockey Camps
  • Coached FDIC camp 2011 for Elite USA High School players, a USAFH sanctioned camp
  • Attended 2012 Coaches Forum
  • Attended the 2012 NCAA Women's Coaches Academy
  • Owner of Back of the Net Field Hockey, LLC
Field Hockey
Kellie Finn

Kellie Finn

Title: Assistant Coach
Previous College: Long Island University, Post '13
  • Second season at VWC in 2014
  • 2013 graduate of Long Island University-Post
  • Four-year member of the LIU-Post field hockey team
  • National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II North-South Senior All-Star game participant
  • Recipient of the 2012-2013 Christine Webb Memorial Award and the Athletic Leadership Award
  • Recipient of the LIU-Post Coaches Award
  • 2012 SGI/NFHCA Academic honoree
  • 2011 and 2012 team captain
  • 2011 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East first team honoree
  • 2011 East Coast Athletic Conference All-Star
  • Four-time NFHCA National Academic squad member
  • Led her team in defensive saves as a junior and senior and ranked second as a sophomore, recording 16 through the three seasons
  • Native of Goshen, Connecticut, where she was an all-state honoree in both field hockey and basketball at Wamogo High School
Field Hockey
Nicole Morgan

Nicole Morgan

Title: Assistant Coach
Email Address:
Previous College: Appalachian State '11
  • Second seaspm at VWC in 2014
  • 2011 graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor's degree in Health Psychology
  • Minored in Exercise Science
  • Forward/midfielder for the USA National field hockey team that competed in the PanAms in 2012
  • Four-year member of the Appalchian State University field hockey team
  • First-team All-NorPac Conference as a junior and senior
  • Offensive Player of the Year - East Coast in the NorPac in 2010-11
  • Ranked fourth on the team in scoring as a sophomore, third as a junior and first as a senior
  • Currently ranks seventh among ASU's all-time leaders in assists (9) and 10th in career points (51)
  • Competed for Virginia Beach's Salem High School team where she was the team's Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior
  • Also competed in soccer, track and field and swimming
  • Former member of the Spartan Elite Club field hockey team, playing U16 and U19 at the National Indoor tournament for three years
  • Current coach with the Tcoyo Field Hockey Club and the Virginia Beach Field Hockey League
  • Former varsity field hockey coach at Norfolk Collegiate School
  • Former middle school and junior varsity field hockey coach, and substitute physical education teacher, at Norfolk Academy
  • Currently employed by Onelife Fitness as a personal trainer
Field Hockey
Kyle Faust

Kyle Faust

Title: Director of Game Day Operations
Field Hockey
Will Perkins

Will Perkins

Title: Athletic Trainer
Field Hockey
Dr. Rebecca Hooker

Dr. Rebecca Hooker

Title: Faculty Team Advisor, Assistant Professor of English
Previous College: Carleton College
  • B.A., Carleton College
  • M.S.Ed., Indiana University
  • M.A., George Mason University
  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico
  • Began teaching at VWC in 2008