Assistant Varsity Coach and Pitching Coach
Katie Lord was a three sport athlete in High School earning her 11 varsity letters. Katie was also a three time All-County and All-State athlete in volleyball and softball. In her High School career she pitched a total of 13 No – Hitters and a Perfect Game where she racked up a total of 19 strike outs holding the state record. While on the mound Katie averaged 15 strikeouts per game. Her career total of 530 strike outs and a 4-year ERA percentage of just 0.62 holds a state record as well as the record in her home town of Rutherford, New Jersey.
Katie earned such awards as, Athlete of the Week for the Bergen Record as well as the Herald New Athlete of the Week in 2000. Katie was the New Jersey Nets Athlete of the Month, New York Yankees Player of the Month, as well as being inducted into Rutherford High Schools Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility.
Katie is the pitching and assistant coach at River Dell Regional High School for over 10 years. Katie has been running pitching clinics in River Dell for several years, which has helped to generate a successful softball program. Her coaching philosophy is, hard work and determination is a catalysis for success.