Brooke Griffin joined the Duke women's lacrosse program in July, 2018 as an assistant coach.
A member of the U.S. national team, Griffin comes to Durham from Towson, where she spent the 2018 campaign as a volunteer assistant coach during the Tigers’ run to the NCAA second round.
A native of Annapolis, Md., Griffin completed an outstanding collegiate career at Maryland in 2015. She twice earned first team All-America laurels from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and was the Big Ten Attack Player of the Year and a Tewaaraton Award nominee as a senior. Griffin led the Terrapins to back-to-back national titles, serving as a team captain on the 2014 and 2015 championship squads. She graduated ranked fifth in program history in career goals (197) and tied for sixth in career points (279).
Griffin has been a member of the U.S. national team since 2015, helping Team USA capture its third consecutive World Cup title last summer in Guildford, England. She has also taken the field as a member of the Baltimore Brave of the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League.
Griffin began her coaching career at Boston College, where she was an assistant coach with the Eagles for the 2016 and 2017 campaigns. With her guidance, Boston College made trips to the NCAA Tournament both seasons, including a historic run to the championship contest in 2017.
Following her time in Newton, Griffin served as a volunteer assistant coach at Towson in 2018. This spring she saw the Tigers match the program record for wins in a season (16) and round out the year at No. 9 in the final IWLCA Division I Coaches Poll.
Griffin earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Maryland.
Griffin's sister, Brindi, is a rising junior on Maryland's women's lacrosse team.