Malden Catholic Names Alexa Hingston as Girls Varsity Hockey Coach

MALDEN, MA – Malden Catholic announced today that Alexa Hingston has been hired as the Girls Varsity Hockey Coach. A native of Charlestown, Alexa has a successful history on the ice as a member of the Austin Prep hockey program and all-scholastic player at St. Anselm’s College and hockey team captain during her junior and senior years. She began her coaching career as an assistant at Austin Prep when they won the MIAA State Championship in 2016 and has served as Head Coach at Division I Reading High School since 2017. Hingston has also been head coach with both the Islanders and Boston American’s Hockey Clubs.

“Malden Catholic’s Girls Hockey has done an outstanding job as a new athletics team, and I am honored to have been selected to lead the players to the next level. I look forward to creating a culture of excellence and building a championship-caliber program at MC,” Coach Hingston stated.

“We are incredibly excited to have Alexa Hingston as the Head Coach of our Girls Hockey program at Malden Catholic,” commented William Raycraft, MC Athletics Director. “We had an outstanding response to our posting and Alexa clearly stood out among an impressive pool of candidates given her playing and coaching experience at multiple levels and vision for the program’s growth.”  

“Alexa’s qualifications are well known throughout the hockey community and reach far beyond her ability to coach. Given her coaching abilities and knowledge, we are fortunate to have an individual of her caliber lead our ice hockey program,” added John Thornburg, Malden Catholic President.   


Since 1932, Malden Catholic High School has shaped emerging leaders in our community, claiming a Nobel Laureate, a Senator, two ambassadors and countless community and business heads among its alumni. Annually, graduates attend some of the nation’s most renown universities including Harvard, Dartmouth, Georgetown, Brown, Cornell, Tufts, Duke, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Northeastern, Boston University and Amherst College. Foundational to student success is Malden Catholic’s codivisional model which offers the best of both worlds, single-gender academics during the day and integrated social and extracurricular opportunities after school. Malden Catholic is known in the community for its rigorous academics, SFX Scholars Program and award-winning STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with electives such as Robotics and Engineering Design. Malden Catholic curriculum is designed to improve individual growth mindset, leadership principles, success outcomes along with integrating the Xaverian values of trust, humility, compassion, simplicity and zeal. 

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