Dr. Elizabeth Conant, a member of the Regis College community since 2010, begins her first year as the Faculty Athletic Representative, serving as the liasion between the Pride athletics department and the Regis College faculty. Dr. Conant is currently an assistant professor of sport management, a title she has held since 2015.
Dr. Conant came to Regis in 2010 as an adjunct faculty member within the health and fitness studies department, plus she served as head coach of both the women's soccer and women's lacrosse teams. She led the Pride soccer team from 2010 to 2014, compiling a 43-40-8 (.518) record in five seasons, highlighted by the 2012 season in which she was named NECC Coach of the Year after leading Regis to a second place finish within the league at 6-1-2 as part of an 11-4-3 overall record. She also coached women's lacrosse for three seasons, leading the Pride to the NECC championship in 2013 at 13-6 overall, including 5-0 within the league, on her way to NECC Coach of the Year honors in that sport.
Before Regis, Dr. Conant spent two years at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. She was also a coach and athletic administrator at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn., from 2000 to 2007, coaching soccer, squash, and lacrosse at the elite private college prepatory school for girls.
After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Wheaton College in 1997, she served as a graduate associate at Springfield College while pursuing her master's degree in education and athletic administration, which she received in 2000. Dr. Conant has also earned a master's degree in kinesiology and sport management from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009 and her Doctor of Education degree in higher education leadership from Regis College in 2018.