Kate Goupee enters her fourth season as the Husson men’s and women’s cross country head coach and sixth year on the staff in 2017. She also serves as the head men’s & women’s indoor and outdoor track & field coach.
The Eagles women's cross country team finished second in the NAC Championship in 2014. The squad produced four All-NAC selections and raced in the ECAC Championship. Goupee's team finished 36th in the NCAA New England Division III Regional Championship. The group was recognized as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
The Eagles men's cross country team finished ninth in the NAC in 2014. Andrew Balsamo competed for the Eagles in the ECAC Championship and New England Championship.
Goupee came to Husson in 2012 as an assistant cross country and spent two seasons in that role.
Before coming to Husson, Goupee spent 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 seasons.
Goupee was awarded the Maine Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association Class B Coach of the Year in 2006, the Portland Press Herald 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 earned All-Conference and NAIA All-Region accolades in four straight seasons from 1999-2002, including back-to-back Conference and NAIA Region 10 Runner of the Year honors in 2001 and 2002.
The three-time captain was the 2001 Maine Intercollegiate State Championship individual runner-up and a NAIA National Championship qualifier for three seasons from 2000-02, earning NAIA All-American honors with a 21st place finish at the 2002 NAIA National Championship.
Off the course, Goupee was named a NAIA Academic All-American in 2001 and 2002.
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.
Kate and her husband, Andy, have one daughter, Belle.