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.