Our Coach

Alena Meacham

Coach Meacham is the Director of the Equestrian Program here at the University of Connecticut. She is the head Coach for the Dressage, Equestrian, and Western Teams. She is also a lecturer within the Animal Science Department.





While working towards her BS in Equine Science Management at Johnson & Wales University, Ms. Meacham was lucky enough to land an internship with Olympic Silver Medalist Ann Kursinski. Alena is experienced in balanced seat riding and is specialized in hunter jumper. She has a strong foundation in dressage and rode TSHA 2202 Horse of the Year. Alena is currently competing as a USEF A-rated show circuit Level 4 Jumper and coaches both the UConn Dressage and Equestrian Teams.