HGR Girls Lacrosse Coaches
Kristy Robertson – Girls Program 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.
Brittney 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 – 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
- 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