Varsity Coach- Cathy Van Doornum

Varsity Coach- Cathy Van Doornum

Coach Van Doornum was named the 2010 California Coaches Association Field Hockey Coach of the Year.  She has coached the Huntington Beach field hockey team since 2005 when she was the JV coach and since 2006 as the varsity coach.

She has built the program into a perennial power by winning the CIF Championship in 2007, CIF Finalist in 2008, 2009, and 2010 and four consecutive Sunset League Championships in 2007 – 2010.  She also coached the Newport Harbor varsity team from 1984 to 1989.

In college she played on the 1980 CSULB National Championship team and played for CSULB in 1980-81 and Purdue University in 1982-83 where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance.  She was also part of the Olympic Development Program in 1981-83.  She is a graduate of Edison High School where she was Sunset League Player of the Year and on the All-CIF team.






JV Coach: Mariana Bura

Coach Mariana has coached the Huntington Beach JV field hockey team since 2015. She played at Christopher High School where she received Monterey Bay League Honorable Mention. She is currently earning her BS degree in Mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. There, she competes as a collegiate waterskier and wakeboarder. 




Former coaches:

Mindy Masters - JV Coach

Mindi Masters

Coach Masters  coached the Huntington Beach JV field hockey team from 2005 to 2015 while helping Coach Van Doornum build the Huntington Beach program to its current stature.  She played at Huntington Beach High School and was on the All-League First Team. She played for Golden West College, 1981 Conference Champions and at Southwest Missouri State for Hall of Fame coach Dr. Rhonda Ridinger.

She earned her BS degree in Dietetics from Missouri State. She currently works at Coastline Community College as their Senior Fitness Instructor and Live Healthier as a Health Coach.