The Marblehead High School Athletics Department named Mia Maccario the new coach of the varsity field hockey team.
Maccario coached seventh- and eighth-grade field hockey for the last six years. She also served as the assistant girls hockey ice hockey for the 2018-2019 season with her sister, Marisa.
Mia Maccario owns a holistic healing business in Salem. She replaces Linda Rice Collins, who coached the MHS varsity field hockey team for more than 40 years, earning 300 wins. Rice Collins serves on the Marblehead Recreation and Parks Commission.
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