Jill Boffa joined the Yale staff as an assistant coach for the 2013 season.
Boffa brings head coaching experience to her new role. She has earned three coach of the year honors. From 1998 to 2003 she was the head women’s soccer and lacrosse coach at Colby-Sawyer, earning CCC coach of the year for lacrosse in 2003. Boffa then spent two seasons as the head lacrosse coach at Manhattan, helping the Jaspers win the MAAC championship and advance to the NCAA play-in game in 2004. She earned MAAC coach of the year that season. Boffa was also the head coach at Kenyon College in 2006 and 2007, earning NCAC Coach of the Year honors in her final season there. She has been an official with the Connecticut Women’s Lacrosse Official Association since 2008.
Prior to coaching at Kenyon, Boffa was an assistant soccer coach at Oberlin from 2004 to 2005. She also served as acting head lacrosse coach for American International College in 1998. She was a volunteer assistant at Davidson in 1996, and also has served as an assistant track coach at two high schools (Hastings High in Ohio and Longmeadow High in Massachusetts).
Boffa was an honorable mention all-region selection in 1993, when she played at Wittenberg. She earned her B.A. in history that year, then earned a Master of Education in physical education from Springfield College in 1998.