Sarah Dixon

Sarah Dixon rejoined the Rochester field hockey coaching staff in 2018, her third overall season with the Yellowjackets.

The 2018 campaign was a banner year for the Yellowjackets as Rochester set new program records for wins (19) and winning percentage (.864) following a 19-3 season which ended in the NCAA Elite 8, matching the furthest tournament run in program history.

Dixon had previously been on the UR field hockey staff in 2014 and 2015 as a volunteer assistant coach after a four-year playing career on the field for Rochester.

She was a member of the 2012 team that earned Rochester’s first field hockey berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament and recorded two assists in UR’s second round upset over #4 ranked Salisbury. For her career, Dixon had three goals and eight assists while making three defensive saves in 71 games played, primarily playing a defenders role. Earned 2nd Team All-Region accolades following her senior season.

A graduate from the University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Health Policy, Dixon served with the AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps for a year. Afterwards, she earned an additional bachelor’s degree from Rochester in 2015, coming in Nursing. She is currently on track to earn her master’s degree from UR in Public Health.

Dixon has been working at the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department for the last three years while also completing a research internship at the Clinical Nursing Research Center and a Community Health Improvement Practicum for her graduate school program at the Anthony Jordan Health Center.