Carmen Douma-Hussar enters her eighth year as a Wildcat assistant in 2008-09.
A native of Cambridge, Ontario, Douma-Hussar finished her Villanova running career a nine-time All-American with three NCAA individual championships and 15 Big East Conference individual titles. Her three NCAA crowns came in the 1998 indoor mile, the 1998 outdoor 1,500m run and the 2000 indoor mile. In addition, Douma-Hussar made her mark at the prestigious Penn Relays where she was a member of three Championship of America teams.
Her college success catapulted her into a star on the international level. She qualified for the 2004 Olympic Games and finished ninth in the 1500m. Douma-Hussar backed that up a year later with a ninth place finish in the 1500m at the World Championships.
Douma-Hussar graduated from Villanova in December of 2000 with a bachelor's degree in Education. Douma-Hussar and her husband Chris reside in Ardmore, Pa.