Kim Bianchi was the head coach of the Shenandoah University field hockey program from 2011 through the end of the 2012 season. This biography now exists as a historical reference.
The Shenandoah University women's field hockey program entered a new era in June 2011 with the addition of Kim Iman-Bianchi as head coach.
Iman-Bianchi, a Virginia Beach native, came to Shenandoah after serving as Project Team Developer for the U.S. Field Hockey National Training Center in Virginia Beach.
Iman-Bianchi also has been a head coach in the Olympic Development program at the training center since 2006 and served as an assistant coach at Christopher Newport University from 2004 through 2010.
The Captains made NCAA Tournament appearances in three of her seasons as lead assistant, including a trip to the Elite 8 in 2006.
With the Hornets, Iman-Bianchi led the team to a program-record 11 wins and first-ever berth into the ODAC Tournament in 2012.
SU improved by six wins over its 2011 total with those 11 wins and Iman-Bianchi was named as the ODAC Coach of the Year for her efforts. In December, she added Virginia State Sports Information Directors Coach of the Year honors as well.
A 2007 graduate of the University of Phoenix, Iman-Bianchi (playing as Kim Iman) played her collegiate field hockey at Longwood University. The Lancers played in four ECAC Tournaments during her career, winning the title in her senior season, and Iman-Bianchi was the team captain and MVP for her final two seasons.
Iman-Bianchi was named as a four-time All-America and earned Longwood female Athlete of the Year honors in 1999.
As a high school player at Frank W. Cox in Virginia Beach, she won four state titles and set numerous state records including career shutouts, shutouts in a season and most consecutive shutouts.