Katrina Bergeron begins her second season at the helm of the women's basketball program. In her first year, Bergeron led the SeaWolves to a program-best 24 wins and the team's first United States Collegiate Athletic Conference (USCAA) National Tournament Final Four appearance.
Prior to SMCC, Bergeron served as the Head Girls JV and Assistant Varsity Coach at South Portland High School helping the Red Riots to a Southern Maine regional finals appearance.
Bergeron is a Maine native, Old Town Hall of Fame Inductee, and graduate of Bowdoin College (2011). There she was a four-year member, senior captain, and 1,000- point scorer of the women’s basketball team. Bergeron served one year as the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Emmanuel College (Boston, Mass.) before pursuing a professional basketball career in Europe. Bergeron played two seasons as the starting point guard for Leeds Carnegie (Leeds, UK) and another season with Aabyhoj Basketball Club (Aarhus, Denmark).
In 2013-14, Bergeron received two master's degrees from Leeds Metropolitan University (Leeds, UK), in Sport Business and Sport Law and Society. During her time in Leeds, Bergeron also worked as a community coach with a strong focus on developing the youth basketball program in the area.
Bergeron describes her vision for the SMCC program, “After my many years of playing and coaching, I have come to develop four core coaching beliefs: communication, trust, efficiency, and enthusiasm. I have a passion for coaching and leadership as well as empowering young women to become their best.”
In addition to her duties at SMCC, Bergeron works as a Financial Representative at Fidelity Investments and resides in Portland, Maine.
(Updated August 2017)