At STEPS California, we believe coaches are one of our biggest assets. 

Karen Silcott – 2022s
– Current Head Coach at St. Ignatius Prep
– Former Head Coach at Bryant University
– Graduate of Syracuse University

Wendy Kridel – 2023s & 2024s
– Current Head Coach at Sacred Heart Prep
– Former Head Coach of US U-19 Team
– Former Head Coach at Bryan Mawr School, MD
– Graduate of University of Delaware

Payton Sanders – 2023s
– Former Asst. Coach at Colorado Academy, CO
– Former Asst. Coach at Cherry Creek High School, CO
– Graduate of University of Denver

Sarah Bullard – 2023s & 2024s
– Current Member of the US Women’s National Team
– All-American & All-ACC at Duke University
– Graduate of Duke University

Lauren Yee – 2024s & 2022s
– Current Head Coach at Redwood HS
– Former Head Coach at Mendham High School, NJ
– Former Asst. Coach at Oak Knoll School, NJ
– Graduate of Rowan University

Erin Burns – 2025s
– Current Head Coach at St. Ignatius Prep
– Executive Director of the San Francisco Youth Lacrosse Club
– Graduate of James Madison University

Suzy Emerson – 2025s
– All-American at Issaquah High School, WA

– Graduate of Stanford University

Dillon Schoen – 2026s
– All-American at Darien High School, CT

– Graduate of Stanford University (Captain)

Meredith Haggerty – 2026s
– All-American at The John Carroll School, MD

– Graduate of University of Cal-Berkeley (Captain)

Anna Clarke – 2026s
– Former Player at St. Ignatius Prep, CA
– Current Player at Tufts University

Mary Kate McDonough – 2027s/2028s
– Honorable Mention Section 2 All-Star at Bethlehem Central, NY

– Graduate of Princeton University

Emma McDonagh – 2027s/2028s
– All-American at Reading Memorial, MA

– Graduate of Middlebury College (Captain & All-American)