Kelly McManus joined the Bowdoin field hockey coaching staff in the summer of 2016. A 2012 graduate of Bates College, McManus has been an assistant coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the last four seasons, assisting Cheryl Silva and the Engineers to 52 wins, including the 2012 NEWMAC Championship.
As a player, McManus was a midfielder for the Bobcats and as a co-captain in 2011 was named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III All-Region team. McManus received a bachelor's degree in Psychology and earned the Evelyn K. Dillon Award from the Bates College Key, which recognizes a member of the field hockey and women's basketball teams for superior athleticism, leadership, dedication, and overall contributions to the respective sport. In addition, she was an outfielder on the Bobcats' softball team.