Whether it’s at the high school or collegiate level, Christina Stone (Glastonbury, Conn.) envisions becoming a coach when her playing career is over.
Should that interest turn into a reality, reference No.1 will undoubtedly be John Natale.
Look no further than how the University of Hartford women’s soccer head coach glowingly speaks about Stone, an Oakwood SC and Loomis Chaffee alum who stayed local when continuing her pathway.
"She's a leader on and off the field and is the perfect example of a student-athlete," Natale said. "She sees the bigger picture in everything and knows why we're trying to do things.