Head Coach - Emily Hopkins

Coach Hopkins spent 10 years as the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Slippery Rock University. During her time at Slippery Rock, she coached 17 All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference selections, eight all-region honorees and one All-America choice. Five SRU players were chosen to participate in the annual IWLCA North/South Senior All-Star Game under Hopkins as well. Prior to here career at SRU, Coach Emily coached at Tri-State University, Nichols College and Springfield College.

Emily earned both her bachelor’s (2004) and master’s (2006) degrees from Springfield, where she played three seasons of lacrosse and one season of soccer.  She led her lacrosse teams to an NCAA playoff berth in 2002 and ECAC playoff berths in 2001 and 2003.


Assistant Coach - Lauren Podolec

Coach Lauren is currently a sophomore at Slippery Rock University studying Public Health with plans to attend Physicians Assistant school following graduation. She started playing lacrosse in 5th grade through Seneca Valley and played through her senior year along with two years on the Pittsburgh Premier Lacrosse Club. This is Lauren's second year with the youth team.


Volunteer Coach - Don Perry



Volunteer Coach - Eric Holby




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