Kate Goupee enters her first season as the Husson men’s indoor track & field head coach in 2017-18.
She also serves as the head men’s and women’s cross country coach, the head women's indoor and women's and men's outdoor track & field coach.
Goupee was named the first head coach in men’s indoor track & field program history on March 9, 2017.
Before coming to Husson, Goupee served four seasons as the head cross country coach at Mount Desert Island High School from 2006-09 after being the assistant coach for the previous two in 2004 and 2005.
Goupee was awarded the Maine Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association Class B Coach of the Year in 2006, the Portland Press Harold State of Maine Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2006, as well as the Penobscot Valley Conference Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2008.
Goupee was a four-year letterwinner on the women’s cross country team at University of Maine at Farmington from 1999-2002. She was a three-time captain and earned All-MAC honors in three straight seasons between 1999-2001, including Runner of the Year honor in 2001. Goupee was a selected to the NAIA All-Region District 10 Team all four seasons and Runner of the Year in 2001 and 2002. She was voted All-SAC and Runner of the Year in 2002.
Goupee was the Maine Collegiate State Championship runner-up in 2001 and a NAIA National Championship qualifier for three seasons from 2000-02. She was tabbed a NAIA All-American in 2002.
Off the course, Goupee was named a NAIA Academic All-American in 2001 and 2002.
Goupee earned a Bachelor of Science in secondary education and social science from Maine-Farmington in 2003 while graduating cum laude.
The Dedham, Maine, native attended Brewer High School and lettered in cross country from 1995-98 and was a member of three Class A State Championship teams.
She and her husband, Andy, have one daughter, Belle.