Manchester Central
Hall Of Fame

Katie S Gayman

Katie Gayman's stellar athletic career at Central was characterized by versatility. She was outstanding in soccer, track, and basketball. She was practically a one-woman track team, competing in the 300 and 400 meter hurdles, the 400 meter dash, and the 4x400 meter relay. Her glittering performances in three sports earned her many national, New England and State honors. In soccer, she was an All-American on two occasions. She was an All-New England selection twice and a member of the New Hampshire All-State team three times. In track and field, she achieved All-American status in the 400 meter hurdles and was repeatedly named to the All State/All Scholastic team for her accomplishments in the 300 meter hurdles, 400 meter dash, and the 4x400 meter relay. Katie was a New England champion in the 300 meter hurdles and established a New Hampshire record in that event. A star in basketball, she was named Defensive player of the Year as a sophomore, and the Most Valuable Player as a senior in 1997. That year, she captained the Little Green to the State Class L championship. At Dartmouth, she pursued a B.A. in Biology. In sports at Hanover, she concentrated on soccer. Despite being plagued by injuries and seeing limited playing time, Katie's teammates, nevertheless, were so impressed by her determination, spunk, and resilience that they elected her captain twice. Following graduation, she went into teaching, first at the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles and, currently, is at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Along the way, she earned a Master's in Educational Administration from Boston University. Katie was Head Coach of the girls varsity soccer team at Buckingham Browne & Nichols from 2004 thru 2010. In 2010, her squad was undefeated in league play and won the Independent School League Championship.