Kristin Watson joined Hood College’s volleyball staff in the summer of 2019.
Watson began her coaching career as an assistant coach for the Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club in 2016, serving as the 14U team assistant coach, 13U elite head coach, 15U elite black assistant coach and the 12U elite head coach.
Collegiately, Watson played volleyball for UMBC as a two-year team captain and won the America East Defensive Specialist of the Year in 2016. In 2017, she earned UMBC Athletics Gritty Award for Breakthrough Athlete and was named to the America East Volleyball All-Academic Team. Watson served as the UMBC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee president.
She is a 2019 graduate of UMBC with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics with a certificate in media and communications studies, as well as a minor in American studies.