Auster, Marge

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Auster, Marge

Marge Auster

Induction Year: 1990

Category: Multiple sports and officiating

Location: Southampton

Auster coached six sports at Southampton High School – field hockey, basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis and archery.

She wasn’t paid for any of them until she had been coaching for 23 years.

Remarkably, she also had 132 undefeated sports seasons encompassing six sports:

  • Field Hockey – 28
  • Softball – 21
  • Basketball – 23
  • Tennis – 20
  • Volleyball – 22
  • Archery – 20

She umpired field hockey matches from 1941 thru 1984.  In 1971, at the World Championship Tournament in New Zealand, she was selected the top rated umpire.

In 1958 she founded the Suffolk Board of Women Officials.