Alex is the head coach at Gwynedd Mercy University. Calder ventures to Pennsylvania from New York where she was an assistant coach at St. Lawrence University for the last three seasons. Prior to her time with the Saints, she was volunteer assistant coach for her alma mater, Gettysburg College.
She graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a secondary education certification and a minor in history. While at Gettysburg, Calder was a four-year midfielder for the Bullets and served as a team captain in her senior season. Additionally, her academic accomplishments include being named a National Field Hockey Coaches Association’s (NFHCA) Scholar of Distinction and being inducted into two academic honor societies: Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society and Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. She was a member of the Bullets’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, studied abroad in France and worked in the college’s athletics communications office.