Athletics
Teams & Rosters

Meet our Head Coaches

Fall Athletic Program Heads

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  • Marcus Jones ’01

    Boys Cross Country
    Marcus Jones competed in NCAA DI cross country and track at Bucknell University, where he was a multi-time letter winner and medalist in the Patriot League. Jones began coaching cross country and track at Trinity in 2004 and over the last 16 years has developed a reputation as one of the premier distance coaches in Virginia. Titan boys cross country teams won Virginia Prep League and VISAA State Championships in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015; the 2013 and 2016 teams registered VISAA runner-up finishes. The 2011 team recorded the largest margin of victory in a VISAA State Championship and earned regional recognition with a top 15 ranking in the south. During his tenure Jones has coached numerous individual state champions, All-Americans and future collegians. Jones has been recognized as Prep League and VISAA coach of the year on multiple occasions.  
  • Sam Mickens

    Football
    Sam Mickens has been program head for Titan Football since 2012. Mickens is a former Division III college football player at Montclair State University and previously worked and coached at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, NJ. Under his direction, Titan Football has won two DII VISAA state championships (2014 and 2015); Mickens was named state coach of the year in those same seasons. Coach Mickens brings a wealth of knowledge about the sport and the college recruiting process.
     
  • Brian Phillips

    Boys Soccer
    Brian Phillips has been at Trinity for over three decades. He has been the program head for boys soccer since 1996, during which time the team has earned a reputation for its strong character, earning the Prep League’s Sportsmanship Award in nearly every season. In 2018, he guided the boys to an unlikely VISAA State Tournament run, where the 11th-seeded Titans advanced to the semifinals. Coach Phillips also serves at the theatre director and head of campus life.
  • Alicia Raymond

    Girls Tennis
    Alicia Raymond joined Trinity in the fall of 2019 as assistant athletic director. She holds a master’s degree in English from Longwood University, where she was also a Division I tennis player. She completed her educational licensure program at The University of Richmond. She has worked in independent schools since 2012 — teaching English and coaching tennis, swimming, cross country and track & field — including four years of athletic administration at St. Catherine’s School in Richmond and three years at Darlington School in Rome, GA. In addition to her role as program head of girls tennis, Raymond also teaches sections of English 8. 
  • Margie Vaughan Snead ’85

    Field Hockey and Girls Lacrosse
    Margie Snead graduated from William & Mary in 1989 and currently serves as Trinity’s director of admission and program head for both the girls lacrosse and field hockey teams. While at William & Mary, Snead was a four-year contributor to both the soccer and lacrosse teams and finished her senior season as a team captain in both sports. Snead was a two-time All-American lacrosse player (1988 and 1989) and earned a spot on the US National Team in 1989. Inducted into William & Mary’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012, Snead is one of 17 W&M lacrosse players to earn multiple All-American honors. 

    Trinity Field Hockey has won five LIS Championships in a row along with VISAA state titles in 2015 and 2018  Coach Snead has several Coach of the Year accolades.

    Coach Snead ’85, her husband Billy Snead ’85 and two daughters, Annie Snead ’16 and Sally Snead ’19, are all Trinity alums.
  • Steve VanHuss

    Volleyball
    Steve VanHuss graduated from Bridgewater College in 1978 with a degree in health and physical education and has coached at Trinity for three years.  VanHuss has been involved with the sport of volleyball at the high school, club or USA volleyball level for over 30 years. His implementation of a rigorous off-season optional training program, including beach volleyball in the summers, has propelled Titan Volleyball to a higher level of performance.
  • Laura Hamlin Weiler ’00

    Girls Cross Country
    Laura Weiler is in her 15th season as a Trinity coach, a tenure that has also included coaching girls basketball, girls soccer and girls lacrosse.  As girls cross country coach, Weiler strives to provide a supportive and positive team environment that brings out the best in each athlete, teaching them to work collectively to achieve a common goal.  Weiler's team won the 2012 League of Independent Schools championship. Weiler was named LIS Coach of the Year of 2012 and 2016.  

    Weiler is also a Trinity alumna who played soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey during her time at Trinity.  She made multiple All-LIS teams and was named Female Athlete of the Year as a senior. In December 2019, she became a member of the Trinity Athletic Hall of Fame. Weiler also serves as head of community engagement at Trinity.  

Winter Athletic Program Heads

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  • Adam Lonon

    Girls Basketball
    Adam Lonon has led the girls basketball program since 2017. In his first two seasons his team has captured back-to-back Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament (TDIT) Championships and made it to the VISAA State Quarterfinals twice. As a player, Lonon was a standout at the Steward School before playing Division I basketball at Virginia Military Institute. Lonon coached the girls basketball team at Steward from 2011-2016. A certified strength and conditioning coach, Lonon supports the Titan athletic program by running training exercises for boys and girls teams across all three seasons. In the offseason, Lonon runs an independent basketball skills academy, Adam Lonon Basketball.
  • Rick Hamlin ’96

    Boys Basketball
    Approaching two decades as a Trinity teacher and coach, Rick Hamlin served as JV basketball coach for 10 years before being promoted to varsity head coach in 2011-12 

    In his eight years as Trinity’s head basketball coach, the Titans have been the only independent school in Virginia to win at least 20 games each year. Hamlin’s Titans have won the Prep League regular season championship six times, and the Prep League tournament five times, with numerous players have gone on to play at the collegiate level. In 2017, the Titans won the VISAA state championship, ending the season with a ranking of No. 11 in the country. Coach Hamlin was honored by being named state coach of the year for 2016-17, Richmond Times-Dispatch Metro Coach of the Year in 2017, and Richmond Magazine's "Best HS Coach in RVA (all sports)" in 2017. He serves on the Virginia Independent School boys basketball committee. 

    A member of Trinity’s Athletic Hall of Fame as a player, Coach Hamlin was the starting point guard and captain of Trinity’s 1996 state championship team. Hamlin is proud to have played under the direction of legendary Trinity coach Dale Travis and works to continue his legacy of teamwork, family and faith. 

    A graduate of the University of Virginia, Hamlin teaches classes in western civilization and US history and views athletics as a vehicle for education. He is also head coach for both boys JV soccer and girls varsity soccer. 
  • Tim Johnson

    Swim and Dive
    Tim Johnson took over as Trinity swim and dive program head in 2018, following five years as an assistant coach to both Alice Phillips and Ashley Tremper. Coach Johnson has worked hard to implement and maintain the unique culture of the Trinity swim team that prides itself on fervent team spirit. He earned his BA at Virginia Military Institute and a master’s in education from Regent University. In the swimming world, he has served as Head Coach at Richmond Christian, Settlers Landing and, most recently, the Watermill Waveriders Swimming Club. He currently teaches Social Studies at Midlothian High School.
  • Kendrick Richardson

    Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field
    Following just one season as a Trinity Coach, Kendrick Richardson’s passion for the Titan community is evident. He has been a fixture at fall athletic contests, providing his support and encouragement to all things Titan Athletics. In addition to his exceptional knowledge of the sport, his energy proves infectious at practices and meets alike.  

    Richardson attended high school locally at Meadowbrook, where he earned all state honors in the discus. After graduation, he continued his track and field career at Norfolk State University, where he earned a BS in interdisciplinary studies. He earned all conference honors as  a2nd place finisher in the discus as a sophomore.

    Richardson began his coaching career in 2006 coaching at Meadowbrook High School and Central Virginia AAU summer track. Coach Richardson has trained and worked with All-State and NCAA All-American performers, regional and national qualifiers and several USA national team representatives.

Spring Athletic Program Heads

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  • Andy Bender

    Golf
    Andy Bender is the head golf pro at Salisbury Country Club.  Born and raised in Midlothian, and began playing golf at the age of 4. After playing four years of varsity golf at Clover Hill High School, he attended Radford University for business management. After college, he became a PGA Class A Professional in August 2012 and has been working at Salisbury Country Club for 14 years. Coach Bender has vaulted Titan Golf among the top programs in the state of Virginia for independent schools.
  • Christy Darlington

    Softball
    Christy Darlington has been at Trinity since 2004 and has been softball program head since 2010. Darlington has coached locally in the Storm and Rampage travel organizations. With a focus on a team culture of mutual respect, camaraderie and athletic growth, Darlington hopes to improve on a No. 6 finish in the state from the 2019 season, the highest since she took over the team.

    Darlington is a graduate of Longwood University, where she studied biology and psychology, both subjects she teaches here at Trinity. She is the proud parent of two Trinity alumni, Becca ’10 and Shelby ’12.
  • Rick Hamlin ’96 

    Girls Soccer 
    Now in his 20th year teaching at Trinity, Rick Hamlin has headed the girls soccer program since 2005. In each of the last 12 years, the Trinity girls team has advanced to the state tournament (one of only two programs to accomplish this), and has had a winning record each year. Coach Hamlin seeks to foster a program with a family atmosphere. He stresses individual skill development, competitiveness, character development, and fun. Coach Hamlin was named LIS coach of the year in 2008, 2015 and 2019. 

    A graduate of the University of Virginia, Hamlin teaches classes in western civilization and US history and views athletics as a vehicle for education. He is also head coach for both boys JV soccer and boys varsity basketball. A member of Trinity’s Athletic Hall of Fame as an athlete, Coach Hamlin was a three-year varsity starter on the TES soccer team. He still enjoys playing in an adult recreational league.
  • Chris McQueeney

    Boys Lacrosse 
    A Long Island New York native, Chris McQueeney has been involved with organized lacrosse for over 40  years as a player and coach. A three-year varsity starter and captain as a defenseman for the Manhasset Indians, McQueeney was selected to the all-conference team in both football and lacrosse his senior season. McQueeney went on to play DIII lacrosse at SUNY Oswego and was a defensemen and long-stick midfielder. At Oswego Chris earned SUNAC honorable mention honors at LSM. Chris graduated from Oswego in 1989 with a BA in English and then earned his master’s in education from Hofstra University in 1995.

    McQueeney has coached previously at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, DC and Catoctin High School in Frederick County, Maryland. He has been a part of the Trinity community since 2006 as an English teacher, head lacrosse coach and assistant football coach. He currently serves as campus coordinator and is the head varsity lacrosse coach and head JV football coach. McQueeney and wife, Eileen, have two children, Maggie and Matthew ’16.
  • Tim Merry

    Baseball 
    Tim Merry has coached at Trinity since 2010, initially working with the offense and infield. Upon retiring from the insurance industry in 2016, Merry began pursuing his dream of full time baseball. In addition to Trinity, he coaches in the Canes youth baseball organization and with the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series. For the last three years, Merry has been a regular instructor at the University of Virginia baseball camps. More recently, he was instrumental in the founding and launching of the Virginia Baseball Coaches Association and serves as its executive director. When not on a baseball field, he fishes competitively and enjoys the outdoors. A native of Kentucky and graduate of the University of Kentucky, Tim is married with two daughters, also ardent baseball fans. Daughter Marce is a member of the Trinity class of 2013.
  • Margie Vaughan Snead ’85

    Girls Lacrosse  
    Margie Snead graduated from William & Mary in 1989 and currently serves as Trinity’s director of admission and program head for both the girls lacrosse and field hockey teams. While at William & Mary, Snead was a four-year contributor to both the soccer and lacrosse teams and finished her senior season as a team captain in both sports. Snead was a two-time All-American lacrosse player (1988 and 1989) and earned a spot on the US National Team in 1989. Inducted into William & Mary’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012, Snead is one of 17 W&M lacrosse players to earn multiple All-American honors. 

    Coach Snead has led our Girls Lacrosse program to 7 Division II LIS Championships.

    Coach Snead ’85, her husband Billy Snead ’85 and two daughters, Annie Snead ’16 and Sally Snead ’19, are all Trinity alums.
  • Chris Suttmiller

    Boys Tennis
    In his second season with the Titans (the first cut short by the pandemic) Chris Stuttmiller is a veteran Richmond-area coach, educator and tennis pro. Stuttmiller competed at the intercollegiate level at Frostburg State University, where he eventually became an instructor in economics. After 13 years as tennis director at Stonehenge Golf & Country Club, he transitioned back to the classroom, teaching math and leading scholastic tennis teams. His Moody Middle School team won the Henrico/Hanover title. At Douglas Freeman, his tennis team lost in the state championship, and his St. Christopher’s team won the Virginia Prep League title.