Women's Basketball, "B" Field Hockey Coach, Dir. of P.E.
Pecsok is now in her 16th season as the head coach of the women's basketball program at Middlebury. In 12 of her first 15 seasons, she continued the post-season tradition, leading the Panthers to the NESCAC or ECAC Tournament in each season. She currently owns a career record of 197-172 at Middlebury.
Pecsok came to Middlebury from Franklin & Marshall in Pennsylvania where she compiled a 76-67 record over six seasons. In the 24-year history of women's basketball at F&M, Pecsok ranks second in career coaching victories and third in career winning percentage. In her first season at F&M, the Diplomats posted a 19-5 record, capturing the Middle Atlantic Conference Southwest League Championship.
Pecsok attended Virginia Tech, where she earned her bachelor's degree in English, history and sociology in 1986. During her playing career for the Lady Hokies, Pecsok played in 104 of 112 games, while serving as the team captain her senior season.
Following graduation, Pecsok coached at Virginia Tech and Dartmouth before leaving the coaching profession for two years. Pecsok returned to the sidelines in 1991 to assist long-time friend Liz McQuitter in her first year as head coach at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.
After a successful season as an assistant coach at Lamar, Pecsok took on duties as head coach at F&M. She also served as an assistant softball coach, staff liaison for club sports, and director of the summer Camp of Champions held at F&M and Cedar Crest College.
She also serves as the director of physical education at Middlebury.
Asst. Women's Basketball Coach
Turner joins the coaching staff for the ’13-’14 season, previously serving at Green Mountain College as an assistant coach for three season. While at GMC, she assisted with recruiting, scouting, practice preparation, and all facets of the program. She also coached for the Spartan AAU Program in Castleton, Vermont in ’12 and ’13.
An ’09 graduate of Castleton State College, Turner (Jessica Banks) was a four-year standout for the Spartan basketball team. She was a three-time North Atlantic Conference (NAC) All-Conference selection, earning first-team honors her final two seasons. A two-time team most valuable player, Turner is among the top-five in scoring (1,120) and assists (426) all-time at Castleton. Over her four years, she appeared in 111 games, starting 110 and averaging nearly 33 minutes per contest. In her final season at Castleton, Turner averaged a career-high 12.1 points per game, leading the Spartans to a NAC Championship and the program’s first-ever berth in the NCAA Tournament.