Elizabeth Hummel was promoted to co-head coach for the Hood College equestrian team in the summer of 2019.
Hummel has served as an assistant coach with the program since August 2013. She replaces Amy Thompson as a co-head coach with the program, joining Karen Fenwick in the leadership of the program.
As an assistant coach, she helped organize practices and directed riders at both Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and American National Riding Congress events. Hummel was responsible for travel, fundraising, event registration and recruiting. She is also responsible for the team’s social media.
Hummel has been a working student at North Fork School of Equitation, the home of Hood’s equestrian program, since 2006.
She graduated in 2008 from Hood with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and art and a concentration in archaeology, with a minor in classical studies. Hummel began riding in 2005 and competed on the Hood Team from 2006 until 2008 as a Walk/Trot rider. A former team captain, Hummel also continued to represent Hood as an Alumni rider from 2009-2013. In 2010, Hummel received her ANRC Level One Rider Rating with NF's Milton.