HGR Girls Lacrosse Coaches

 Kristy Robertson – Girls Program Director

Kristy Robertson - Director

  • Assistant Coach at Endicott college September 2017- present.
  • Graduated from Haverhill High School in 2013 as a 4-year Varsity player
  • Leading goal scorer at Haverhill High School
  • Attended Southern New Hampshire for 1 year and then transferred to Umass Lowell for last 3 years of college
  • Served as a two-time captain- Division 1 lacrosse at Umass Lowell.
  • Graduated from Umass Lowell in 2017 with honors and a degree in Liberal Arts
  • 2 year – Student Advisory Committee (SAAC) Rep at Umass Lowell
  • Volunteer Assistant coach for Haverhill High School Varsity Lacrosse in 2014-2017.



Brittany WhitewayBrittney Whiteway – High School Coach Summer 2020

  • Current varsity girls lacrosse coach for Billerica Memorial High School.
  • Brittany played lacrosse for Billerica MHS and served as Team Captain.
  • She played 4 years as starting defender at Southern New Hampshire University (DII).



Catie Walsh

Catie Walsh – Youth Coach Summer 2020

  • HGR Coach Summer 2019, Assistant Fall 2017
  • Played 4 years as a Defender at Saint Anselm College (DII)
  • Graduated Saint Anselm College in 2016 with a Liberal Arts & Business Degree
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach for Cheverus High School 2013, 2014
  • Played 3 years and was team Captain at Cheverus High School (ME), 1 yr at Norwell High
  • Awards: Cheverus High School Coaches award 2012
  • Currently working as an Account Manager for Carbon Black in Waltham, MA



Cara Corvino — Youth Coach Summer 2020

  • Originates from Dorset, Vermont where she grew up playing lacrosse.
  • Graduated from Stonehill College in Easton, MA in 2017 majored in Communications
  • Captain of the Women’s Lacrosse program in her senior season
  • Named a two time All American at Stonehill
  • Currently resides in Boston where she is a Customer Success Manager.
  • She enjoys traveling and staying involved in the game of Lacrosse



Taylor Shannahan, Youth Coach Summer 2020

  • Originally from New Jersey and currently lives in Brighton, MA
  •  Graduated from Stonehill College in 2018 where she played both soccer and lacrosse
  •  Currently works for W.B. Mason as a Recruiter





KT Blair – Youth Coach Summer 2020

  • Head Varsity Coach of North Andover Girls Lacrosse program, and  formerly the head coach of Dracut High School (for 10 years).
  • UML player all four years she attended; Captain her junior and senior year, along with being club representative of the year.
  • She is the head coach of the Windham Field Hockey Program and the head coach of the 2014, 2016 & 2017 Division II State Championship, 2019 Division I State Championship, 2015 Division II State Runner-Up, and 2018 Division I Runner-Up Field Hockey teams.
  • 2019 Eagle Tribune Coach of the Year.



Morgan Pike – Youth Coach Summer 2020

  • From Shapleigh Maine, went to Massabesic High School
  • Junior Attacker at Endicott College
  • Majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education
  • Coaches youth + HS players year round





Hannah Gohr – High School Coach 2020

  • 4 Year varsity Player at Reading Memorial High School.
  • Homegrown Lacrosse Alumni (2014-2018)
  • Just completed Freshman Season at Assumption College as a Midfielder/Draw Specialist





Miriam Ghabarou – High School Coach Summer 2020

  • Originally from the Syracuse, New York area but currently living in Boston.
  • Graduated from Binghamton University in 2018 where I studied Integrative Neuroscience.
  • During my time on the Binghamton Lacrosse team I was a starting defender and Team Captain, and received America East Second Team Award.
  • I’m currently working at a Software Development company in the city. I love to travel and explore new places!



Samantha Jones- High School Coach Summer 2020

  • Bio: Originally from Franklin, MA
  • 3 year Varsity Starter and Senior Captain for Franklin High School
  • Awards: 2x Hockomock League All-Star, Lower New England 3rd Team, Team Sportsmanship Award, Team Coach’s Award, 2nd Team All State
  • Attended University of Charleston for one year then transferred to Endicott College for remaining 3 years
  • Defender on Endicott College WLax team
  • Senior Captain
  • Awards: First Team All CCC
  • Major: Athletic Training



Alex Palermo – High School Coach Summer 2020

  • 4 year varsity player at Reading Memorial High School and captain senior year.
  • Will be a Sophomore attacker at UMass Lowell in the fall 2020.




Carolynn Keal — Coach

  • Carolynn Keal joined the Homegrown Lacrosse coaching staff in 2019.
  • She is entering her second year at New England College as assistant for the women’s lacrosse team.
  • Keal comes to HGR following a successful season at NEC, where the team won the NECC Conference Championship and proceeded to the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • She played for the Owls of Southern Connecticut State University. She finished her career by starting every game the Owls competed in during her four years and was named a team captain for two years at the University.
  • She set the SCSU single-season record for assists and the single-season caused turnover record. She finished her career with 161 points.
  • A native of Southington, Connecticut, Keal completed her degree in Biology with a certification in Secondary Education. She is pursuing her Master’s degree from NEC.



Clare Blomberg – Coach

  • Long Island Native
  • Graduated from Merrimack College in 2017 where she served as a Captain
  • She played alongside her sister, who graduates in 2019.
  • When she graduated she got a job as a Healthcare Admin at Boston Children’s Hospital




Jaime Balboni – Coach

  • From Billerica, MA
  • Graduated from Endicott College May 2019
  • Majored in Sport Management and Business Administration
  • Played Attack on the Endicott Women’s Lacrosse team





Talia Dellatto — Coach

  • Defender on the Endicott College Women’s Lacrosse Team
  • Graduated from Endicott with an Education degree in 2019
  • Will be attending Mass General’s Accelerated Nursing Program starting January, 2020
  • Lives in Andover, MA: 4-year varsity lacrosse player at Andover High School, senior captain
  • Awards:
    • 2018 CCC Academic All-Conference
    • 2019 CCC Academic All-Conference
    • 2019 IWLCA Division III All-Pilgrim Region Second Team
    • 2018 All-CCC First Team
    • 2019 All-CCC First Team



Kerrin O’Leary — Coach

  • Played 4 years at Bridgewater State University
  • All MASCAC Second Team
  •  Captain of the lacrosse team during her senior year
  • Internal Recruiter at ALKU





Michaela Brown — Youth Coach

  • Biogaraphy coming soon