Athletics at TA
Bridget Dugan-Sullivan is Thetford Academy's Interim Director of Athletics. Coach of several girls soccer and basketball teams since 2010, Bridget also served as TA's Study Center Coordinator from 2012-14 and Assistant to the Athletic Director in 2013-14. Bridget is a 2006 graduate of Thetford Academy and a 2010 graduate of the University of Vermont.
Bridget works closely with Jade Huntington, Thetford Academy's third Director of Athletics who now serves as TA's Dean of Students. Jade, who has had quite an impact on Vermont athletics and collegiate and profesional basketball, now helps coach TA basketball. An all-state athlete while at Oxbow High School, she went on to play point guard at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt's women's varsity basketball team played in the NCAA Tournament all four years Jade was there, advanced to the Sweet Sixteen three times, and made it to the Elite Eight her senior year. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Organizational Development, and then completed a M.Ed. in Developmental Counseling at Vanderbilt. She was an SEC All-Academic selection her sophomore, junior, and senior years. After leaving Vanderbilt, Jade was an assistant basketball coach at the collegiate level and also coached one of the inaugural WNBA teams for a year.