Kassen Delano begins her second season as a volunteer assistant at her alma mater during the 2009-10 season.
A 2004 graduate, Delano currently works for the University as an academic counselor for Notre Dame's Academic Services for Student-Athletes where she serves as an advisor to the rowing program and the men's and women's swimming programs.
A four-time monogram winner while playing for Tracy Coyne, Delano was a standout midfield/defender for the Irish who played in 62 career games, starting 57 of them. She tallied 50 goals and 17 assists for 67 career points during her career and was a member of two NCAA tournament teams (2002, 2004).
A four-sport standout at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes High School in Alexandria, Va., Delano finished her career ranked eighth on the school's all-time list for draw controls with 70.
The best year of her career came in 2004 when she scored 20 goals with seven assists for 27 points as Notre Dame went 12-5 with a 4-2 mark in the BIG EAST.
She closed her Notre Dame career with a career-best four-point game (3g, 1a) versus Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament, a game that the Irish lost 10-8.
Delano graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.