The former Kim Pond was an outstanding field hockey and lacrosse player while at Wayland High School. She split the winter months between gymnastics her freshman and sophomore year and track her junior and senior years.
A three-year varsity player in field hockey, McGrath was a Dual County League All-Star her junior and senior year in high school and served as a captain her final year in the sport.
As a three-year varsity lacrosse player, she led the league and Eastern Mass in scoring as a junior and was a league and Eastern Mass all-star. In McGrath's senior year, she was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American as well as winning league and Eastern Mass all-star honors.
McGrath went to Boston University where she played both field hockey and lacrosse her first two years there. Her sophomore year of field hockey saw the Terriers place fourth in the NCAA Tournament.
In college lacrosse, McGrath was the team's leading scorer as a freshman and second-leading scorer her sophomore year. Unfortunately, BU dropped the sport before her junior season.
McGrath graduated from BU with a degree in physical therapy and currently works part time in a nursing home in Scituate.Kim and David McGrath are the parents of three daughters, Mikayla, Abby, and Stefanie. Kim McGrath is the U-13 lacrosse coach for two of her daughters.