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  • Eastern York grad Kate Dellinger has been hired as an assistant coach for Trinity College.
  • Dellinger previously had assistant jobs with both Johns Hopkins and Widener.
  • Dellinger was a standout player at Widener University.

Eastern York High School graduate Kate Dellinger has been hired as an assistant coach for the Trinity College women's basketball team.

Dellinger comes to Trinity, located in Hartford, Connecticut, after one year on the Johns Hopkins coaching staff.

Kate Dellinger

Dellinger graduated from the Widener University in 2013 with a degree in psychology, where she played four years of basketball and was an assistant coach for three seasons before joining Johns Hopkins.

At Widener, Dellinger was named as a CoSIDA Academic All-American, a Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-American and a D3 Hoops All-Mid-Atlantic Region honoree twice each, and was a Jostens Trophy Finalist, a Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Woman of the Year Nominee and The Philadelphia Inquirer Women's Athletic Performer of the Year in 2013. Dellinger was also named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Conference Player of the Year in 2012 and was a three-time, all-conference member.

Dellinger was also the athletic department's strength and conditioning specialist and the women's basketball recruiting coordinator at Widener, and coached the guards at both her alma mater and at Johns Hopkins. She owns a master's degree in exercise science from California University of Pennsylvania, after receiving an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Dellinger has also been active in her community, including volunteer work with Special Olympics, Hoops From the Heart, which welcomes inner city kids for a day of basketball clinics, and Cradles to Crayons.

The Bantams, coached by Emily Garner, finished the 2016-17 campaign with a 13-10 overall record and tied with Bates and Hamilton for eighth place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) with a 3-7 league mark.