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Meet Our Staff!


Liz Cook

Director and Program Manager for GSE. Liz has been with GSE for 8 years.  Liz has been coaching lacrosse for over 25 years and has most recently joined the Lawrenceville School Girls Lacrosse coaching staff. She was the Head Girls Lacrosse Coach at the Hun School of Princeton for 4 years where she was named 2017 Trenton Times Coach of the Year and 2015 Town Topics Top Coach pick. 

Liz also coached at Princeton Day School for 14 years. She grew up in Princeton, NJ playing high school lacrosse for Princeton Day School where she was a two-time All-American, 1st Team All Prep A selection, 1990 Town Topics Player of the Year and inducted in to Princeton Day School's Hall of Fame. She went on to play lacrosse for Brown University in addition to Field Hockey and Ice Hockey. She was on the coaching staff at Princeton Day School from 1999 to 2014, helping the Panthers Varsity Lacrosse teams to winning records in 12 straight seasons. Liz also directed the Princeton Lacrosse Club girls program for 7 years, in addition to coaching the U13 youth teams. Liz coached The Under Armour All America Lacrosse NJ Command Team in 2017 and 2018.  The 2018 NJ Command Team won its first ever Championship. 

Liz will be working with the GSE 2022 team. 

  • Graduation Year: PDS '90, Brown University '95

Meg Clements

Director of Player Development and Recruiting for GSE. Meg played high school lacrosse at Hopewell Valley HS, where she won three consecutive Mercer County Championships and was a two time CVC Player of the Year. She went onto star at Division I Rutgers University ending as the 8th all time leader in career draw controls and earning 2014 Pre-Season All Big-East and Second Team All-Big East honors. 

In 2015, Meg played and coached internationally for Durham University in the UK where she earned her masters degree in Marketing and lead the team to their first ever British University and College Sports (BUCS) National Championship. In 2016, she was an assistant coach under Bryan Fisher on the Notre Dame Mercer County Championship team. 

Meg is entering her 5th season as an assistant coach at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken NJ, earning back to back Empire 8 Conference Coaching Staff of the Year in 2017 and 2018, and helped bring the Ducks to the second round of the 2018 NCAA tournament since 2011.

Meg will be working with the GSE 2022 team. 

  • Graduation Year: Hopewell Valley '10, Rutgers University '14, Durham University '15

Bryan Fisher

Coach Fish is a graduate of West Windsor Plainsboro High School and Gettysburg College. He founded Garden State Elite Lacrosse with Kerry C. Weigner in 2009. Bryan is the Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach at Notre Dame High School in Lawrence, NJ. Notre Dame won 5 straight division titles (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), won the 2015 and 2016 Mercer County Tournament Championship and won the Central Jersey Group III Sectional State Championship in 2017 and 2019. 

While head coach at WWP South Bryan helped improve his program, a Laxpower ranking from #130 when he took it over to #16 in 2011. Fish was named Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year by the Trentonian in 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, and 2017  and the Trenton Times in 2009, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019. He currently teaches history at WWP-South and also coaches the boys varsity soccer team and girls varsity basketball team.



Bryan will be working with the GSE 2021 Team.


  • Graduation Year: WWPHS '96, Gettysburg College '00

Bob Henderson

In 2014 Bob become the Goalie Coach at TCNJ in Ewing, NJ.  Bob is a US Lacrosse Level II certified coach and is known throughout NJ as one of the best goalie coaches in the game. Many, many girls who played for Bob have gone on to successful college careers. Coach Bob played at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken where he was a three year starter and two year All Knickerbocker Conference honoree. In 1979 he was the #5 ranked DII/DIII goalkeeper in the country. Bob still holds records at Stevens for single season save percentage and career save percentage.   Bob entered the Stevens Athletic Hall of Fame in late 2012. Bob has coached at the youth level since 2000 and at the elite HS level since 2007. Over the years he has worked with South Jersey Select, Central Jersey Select, WWPC Lacrosse, Five Star Lacrosse and Lightning Lacrosse. Bob has been selected to coach at various state and national All Star games including the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Women's Division National Tournament. Bob is currently the Assistant Varsity Coach at Notre Dame High School.


Bob will be working with the GSE 2024 Team. 


  • Graduation Year: Stevens Institute of Technology '80

Karen Shaddock

Karen is the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Steven's Institute of Technology. Shaddock was an Assistant Coach at Williams College and spent two seasons as head coach of the Lycoming Warriors, piloting the team to 22 victories. Shaddock also brings coaching experience from Medaille College and Rochester Institute of Technology with her to Castle Point. As an undergraduate, Shaddock played four seasons at Buffalo State University and concluded her career as one of the most decorated scorers in NCAA history, compiling 457 points over 72 career contests. During her time as a Bengal, Shaddock earned four IWLCA All-Empire Region selections, was a four-time All-SUNYAC performer and received Second Team IWLCA All-American recognition as a senior. After a strong freshman campaign, Shaddock was tabbed SUNYAC Rookie of the Year and also earned All-American honors from WomensLacrosse.com, becoming the first player in program history to earn All-American distinction. Still in possession of multiple Buffalo State scoring records, Shaddock currently ranks fourth in NCAA history, regardless of division, in career points. She also is tied for the third-fastest goal in Division III history (:06 seconds against SUNY Geneseo on May 1, 2009) and led Division III in points (150) as a senior. Shaddock will be inducted into her alma mater's Hall of Fame later this year. A 2012 graduate of Buffalo State with a bachelor's degree in individualized studies, Shaddock is currently completing her master's degree in sports leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

  • Graduation Year: Buffalo State '12

Tracy Young

Tracy is a Princeton, NJ native who played lacrosse at Princeton High School.  She enters her sixth season with GSE. Tracy went on to play at Roanoke College where she was named a two-time All Old Dominion Athletic Conference First Team Selection. She was also honored as a IWLCA Chesapeake Regional All-American and First Team IWLCA All-American during her career at RC. Tracy is currently the Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach at Princeton Day School and she has been working with the Princeton Lacrosse Club youth program for nine years and currently coaches with Princeton Girls Lacrosse Club.

Tracy will be working with the GSE 2021 Team.

  • Graduation Year: Roanoke College

Jen Garavente

Jen is a 2010 graduate from Monroe Township High School. She continued her career at TCNJ as an attacker, and graduated in 2014. Jen was named a 2014 Division III All American. Jen has coached in the WWPC Lacrosse program in West Windsor and has coached at various TCNJ camps and clinics in the past. She was the assistant Varsity coach for the 2015 and 2016 seasons at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North.  She is currently the Head Coach at Allentown High School, a team that most recently won the 2018 Central Jersey Group 3 Sectional Championship.  Jen was also named 2018 CVC Coach of the year.

Jen will be working with the GSE 2027 Team.

  • Graduation Year: Monroe Township High School '10, The College of New Jersey '14

Dina Cifelli

Dina is a native of Robbinsville, NJ, and a graduate from Notre Dame High School. In her high school career Dina amassed more than 200 points (136 goals, 83 assists). Dina played collegiate lacrosse at perennial Division II powerhouse West Chester University in Pennsylvania. After the 2014 season Dina was named PSAC Freshman of the Year. Dina graduated from WCU in 2017, ending her career landing on All-PSAC and All-PSAC Academic Honor Roll for four years, was name to the IWLCA All-South Region team and broke the all-time record in career assists for the PSAC Conference and set the West Chester record as well with 222 career assists. In 2017, she was the assistant coach for Holy Family University. Dina is now taking her talents down to the University of Tampa where she will be earning a Masters degree in Exercise and Nutritional Science and the graduate assistant with the Tampa women's lacrosse program.

  • Graduation Year: Notre Dame High School '13, West Chester University '17

Julia Giordano

Currently the Head Coach at WWP North. Julia is a 2014 graduate of TCNJ where she played on the women's lacrosse team winning 2 NJAC Conference Championships and making it to the NCAA Regional finals both years. She has coached at Shore Youth lacrosse since 2014.

Julia will be working with the GSE 2026 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: WWPN '10, The College of New Jersey '14

Brandi Ritz

Brandi held the assistant coach position at #24 Stevens Institute of Technology, where she worked primarily with the goalies, in addition to being the first assistant for the Stevens field hockey team. Brandi was also a  graduate assistant at New England College in Henniker, N.H., serving as a coach on both the field hockey and women's lacrosse staffs. In that role, Ritz assisted in all aspects of the program including recruiting and student-athlete development. 

Prior to New England College, Brandi spent a season as the head field hockey coach at Robbinsville High School, compiling a 13-4 record in her rookie season. Ritz also spent time as an assistant on the Robbinsville varsity lacrosse team in addition to leading the junior varsity squad. Brandi had a four-year playing career at Daniel Webster College, where she earned several distinctions as a student-athlete during that time including Athlete of the Year, Sportsmanship Award, and Coaches Award. Brandi is from Burlington, N.J where she graduated from Burlington Township High School.

Brandi will be working with the GSE 2023 Team.

  • Graduation Year: Daniel Webster College

Brogann Sanderson Bowden

This is Brogann's first year with GSE.  She has coached lacrosse for over 25 years and has a background in child psychology.  Brogann was a high school All-American at St. George's School in Newport, RI.  She graduated from the University of Virginia and went on to earn her MSW from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research.  While at UVA, she coached the Walton Middle School girls lacrosse team and founded True North Lacrosse with her late husband, All-World Goalie, Chris Sanderson.  For 20 years, True North operated year-round camps, clinics, club teams, and tournaments in both the US and Canada.  From 2002 to 2007, Brogann served as the Director of Counseling Services at The Pennington School where she coached the varsity girls lacrosse team to a Prep B State Championship in 2005.  In recent years, she coached every grade level for Hopewell Valley Lacrosse, and, this spring, was hired as an assistant varsity coach at Princeton Day School.

Brogann will be working with the GSE 2025 Team.

  • Graduation Year: St. George's School, University of Virginia

Ali Natalicchio

Ali is a recent graduate from The College of New Jersey where she played for four years and studied Communications. Under Coach Pfluger, Ali was part of the team that made it to the 2017 NCAA National Championship and 2018 NCAA Final Four. She played her high school career at Notre Dame under Coach Fisher where she won two Mercer County Championships and was named 2016 CVC Player of the Year. She has been a goalie for 13 years and a goalie coach for 5 years.

Ali will be working with the GSE 2024 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: Notre Dame High School '16, The College of New Jersey '20

Raven Linton

Raven will be a fifth year at New Haven College studying Chemical Engineering. As a sophomore, she broke the record for career high draws in a single game (16) and draws in a single season (126). She was selected to First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-Region for the Eastern region. As a freshman she was named to the Northeast 10 All-Rookie Team. Raven graduated from Notre Dame High School and also won back to back Mercer County Championships.

Raven will be working with the GSE 2023 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: Notre Dame High School '16, New Haven College '20

Delia Lawver

Current member of the William Smith lacrosse team as a junior. Delia was a four year starter at the Hun School of Princeton, playing under Liz Cook. In her time there she was named Second Team All-Prep in 2015, 2016, 2017, and earned the Coaches Award in 2017. She was also a member of the field hockey team.

Delia will be working with the GSE 2026 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: The Hun School of Princeton '17, Hobart William Smith

Lauren Cunniff

Lauren is going into her 3rd year at Stevens Institute of Technology where she is studying Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. She is a goalie for the Stevens Women's Lacrosse team. Lauren graduated from the Hun School of Princeton in 2018. In her high school career she was named Prep Goalie of the Year in '18 and US Lacrosse all Academic team in '17 and '18. Lauren has been a goalie for 10 years, played GSE for 5 years and has been coaching for 3 years. 

Lauren will be working with the GSE 2027 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: The Hun School of Princeton '18, Stevens Institute of Technology

Josie Cook

Josie has played for GSE for the past 7 years. She graduated from the Hun School of Princeton where she was a standout defender and senior captain of the team. She was named First Team All-Prep for 2018. Josie will be a junior at Stevens Institute of Technology and will be a playing lacrosse for the Ducks.

Josie will be working with the GSE 2021 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: The Hun School of Princeton '18, Stevens Institute of Technology

Zoe Cook

Zoe graduated from Princeton Day School and played attack and midfield for the Panthers. Zoe earned four varsity letters, was named Midfielder of the Year as a senior. Zoe was tabbed 1st team all-conference, all-area and All-MAPL as a junior and garnered 1st team All-County and All-Trentonian as a sophomore. Zoe scored 172 goals and had 41 assists in four high school seasons and won 67 Draws.  Zoe played lacrosse her freshman year for the William Smith Herons and will be transferring as a rising sophomore to Stevens Institute of Technology in the fall and will play lacrosse for Coach Karen Shaddock as a Duck!

Zoe will be working with the GSE 2025 Team.

  • Graduation Year: Princeton Day School '19,

Julia Dell'Angelo

Julia Dell'Angelo is a 2020 graduate from Notre Dame High School who played with GSE for 7 years. She played attack/midfield on the varsity lacrosse team at ND under Coach Bryan Fisher and Coach Bob Henderson. Her junior year, she had a total of 43 goals and 26 assists and joined in bringing the Irish a CJG3 Sectional Championship Title. She was named a captain her senior year. She was named one of the 'Non-Public A's 20 Best' on NJ Sports & received the Roberto Athletic Award at her school. She is on her way to become an Owl and play Division 1 lacrosse at Kennesaw State University.

Julia will be working with the GSE 2024 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: Notre Dame High School '20, Kennesaw State University

Hannah Bunce

Hannah graduated from The Hun School of Princeton where she was a standout on the girls lacrosse team. She scored 170 goals, dished out 86 assists, and scooped up 261 ground balls in her career at the Hun School of Princeton. She was an all-state player her Juniors and Senior seasons and lettered in soccer for four years.  Hannah took her talents to The University of Indianapolis where she was named to the All-GLIAC Second Team as a freshman.  This is Hannah's 3rd year coaching for GSE.

Hannah will be working with the GSE 2025 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: The Hun School of Princeton '18, University of Indianapolis

Gwen Allen

Gwen will be working with the GSE 2026 Team. 

  • Graduation Year: Princeton Day School '19, Amherst College

Brooke Perlman

Brooke is a rising sophomore at Vassar College where she is part of the Vassar Women's lacrosse team. Brooke graduated from The Peddie School in 2019, where she was the starting goalie her junior and senior year. She earned eight varsity letters at Peddie, four of them from lacrosse. Her senior year Brooke had 124 saves and a save percentage of .461. In the two years she started in goal for Peddie, she had 237 total saves.


Brooke will be working with the GSE 2026 Team.

Sara Howard

Sara Howard is rising senior defender at Gettysburg college studying biology. She was part of the winning NCAA National Championship for Gettysburg in 2018. Sara graduated from Montgomery High School where she was a captain of the lacrosse team and 1st team all-conference team her senior year.

Clare Fitzgerald

Clare is a 2020 graduate from Montgomery High School and played for GSE for 7 years. She played defense at the high school level and will continue her lacrosse career at Stevens Institute of Technology where she will play D3 women's lacrosse. Clare will be working with the GSE 2027 Team.

Nick Casale

Andrea Pintimalli

Andrea Pintimalli is a rising junior at The College of New Jersey studying finance. She plays for the women's club lacrosse team and is the assistant coach at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South. She played defense on the varsity lacrosse team at Robbinsville High School. Andrea has played for GSE for 3 years and will be working with the GSE 2023 team. 
Graduation year: Robbinsville High School 18

Carolyn Rose

Carolyn is a rising Junior at Hobart & William Smith Colleges where she was a starter for the William Smith lacrosse team. She was a four year varsity starter at The Benjamin School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. In high school, Carolyn was an Academic All-American and a 2 year captain.

Carolyn will be working with the GSE 2023 Team.

  • Graduation Year: The Benjamin School '18, Hobart William Smith

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