Renowned nationally for her high standards of play, knowledge of polo, horsemanship and commitment to excellence in sportsmanship coaching, Cindy Halle brings exceptional skills to the polo arena as a player, coach, instructor and umpire. Her polo career while a student at University of California-Davis led her to win four women's intercollegiate titles, acquiring a three-handicap in the arena and a two-handicap outdoors. Ms. Halle was head polo coach at Garrison Forest School from 1986-1997, during which she led the Varsity Team to five Women's National Interscholastic Championship titles and two more in 2009 and 2011. In 1998, Ms. Halle was awarded Polo Magazine’s Coach of the Year Award.
Ms. Halle instructs youth and adult polo students from the Baltimore and surrounding community utilizing the Garrison Forest School polo ponies and facilities. In addition to her coaching and teaching, Ms. Halle also cares for and manages the string of 16-20 polo ponies.
One of only five U.S. Polo Association (USPA) certifiers for the new USPA certified polo instructor program and certified as an USPA umpire, Ms. Halle frequently officiates across the country at the collegiate and club levels and offers national training workshops for umpires and players. She is an active playing member of the Maryland Polo Club.