Kim Stengle is in her fifth season as an assistant coach with the CUA women’s cross country and women's and men's track and field programs. A 2007 graduate of CUA, Stengle was a standout on the Cardinal track and field and women’s soccer teams during her undergraduate days.
Stengle helped Mary Clark '15 to three Landmark Field Athlete of the Year awards (indoor '14, outdoor '14 and outdoor '15). Clark also won the with throw twice and the hammer three times at the Landmark Championships. In 2015, Clark was selected as teh Landmark Senior Scholar-Athlete.
The 2013-14 season saw both academic and athletic award for the Men's Track and Field team. Four members were apart of the 2013 Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll and Michael Wood was selected for the Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team.
She helped to mentor Kelly Carioto to two of the best seasons at CUA in recent memory. Carioto captured the 2011 Landmark Conference and ECAC indoor shot put championships, the 2012 outdoor conference shot put and discus titles, and was named a 2012 Academic All-American.
On the men's side Stengle worked with 2012 All-Conference performer Pete Schramm, who placed second in the discus at the outdoor championships.
Stengle also leads the Cardinals' recruiting efforts, helping to secure some of the largest and talented freshmen classes in the program's history.
Arguably the greatest women’s thrower in school annals, Stengle accumulated a plethora of honors during her time at CUA. She set the then-school record in the hammer and disc and still holds the top mark in the javelin. Stengle was a three-time conference champion in the javelin, a two-time champion in the hammer and weight throw and she also won the league title in the shot put once.
A two time captain of the Cardinals track and field team (2006, 2007), Stengle was named the Mason-Dixon Conference Athlete of the Meet in 2005, the Capital Athletic Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2006 and the Mason-Dixon Field Athlete of the Year in 2007.
In addition to her success in track and field, Stengle was a standout goalkeeper on the Cardinals women’s soccer team. As a junior she helped lead CUA to an 18-1-2 record as well as the CAC championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Stengle remains the school record holder for wins, wins in a season and goals against average and she was a 2006 First-Team All-CAC selection.
Following her senior year of athletic competition, Stengle was awarded the Donley Cup by the CUA Athletics Department, which recognizes the outstanding senior woman athlete and scholar.
Stengle graduated cum laude from Catholic University in 2007. Following graduation she taught fourth grade in the Baltimore City Public School District for three years, while also coaching track and field and soccer at Goucher College.
While at Goucher, Stengle helped lead one athlete to an All-Landmark selection in the hammer and shot put, and another athlete to the school record in the weight throw. In addition, one of Stengle’s athletes received conference field athlete of the week honors, and in soccer she mentored a Second Team all-conference goalkeeper.
Stengle earned her master’s degree in social work from CUA in 2012. She has also completed two half-marathons. Stengle and her husband Mitch reside in Gaithersburg.