Bridgett Casey is entering her 20th season at Bridgewater State. Since arriving at Bridgewater in 1997 she has compiled an overall record of 288-206 (.583) as she is the program's all-time winningest coach. In 2014-2015, Bridgett guided the Bears to a 16-10 record and their fifth straight MASCAC Tournament Championships and NCAA Division III Tournament appearance.
From 2004 to 2015, the Bears compiled a record of 193-98 (.663) including a 98-34 (.742) regular season mark against MASCAC teams. Along with earning NCAA Tournament berths in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, the women's basketball team also made an ECAC Tournament appearance in 2006. The Bears also captured MASCAC regular season titles five times in a span of seveb seasons from 2007 to 2014.
Coach Casey's strategies for success include developing the well rounded student-athlete. Each year, Coach Casey seeks new recruits throughout the New England area to join a team of dedicated individuals. Pre and post-season workouts, study hall and fund raising activities make the basketball program a year round program.
Prior to her arrival at Bridgewater State, Bridgett gained valuable coaching experience working as an assistant under two top women's coaches in the Northeast. Bridgett was an assistant coach at Brown University (1996-97) with head coach Jean Marie Burr, and as an assistant coach at her alma mater Bryant College (1993-96) under head coach Mary Burke.
Coach Casey's skills as a coach began developing as a player. Bridgett was a four-year starter of the Bryant women's basketball team. As a point-guard, she scored over 1,000 points in her career, served as team captain and was selected to the Northeast-10 All-Conference team. At Bryant, Bridgett double majored in both Accounting and History.
Coach Casey and her family currently reside in Mansfield.