Empire United Soccer Academy

Empire United Field Hockey Coaching Staff

2020-2021 Coaching Assignments

Age Group



9/10th Grade

Marissa Kocher

SUNY Geneseo Assistant Coach, Division III student-athlete at Houghton College, USAFH Level I Certification

9/10th Grade

Cathy Stahl

Nazareth College Assistant Coach, Division III student-athlete at Nazareth College, All Conference selection

9/10th Grade

Julia Kim

SUNY Geneseo Alum, Two-time All American, Two-time SUNYAC Defensive Player of the Year, Two-time All Region

9/10th Grade

Jordan Penkitis

SUNY Geneseo standout player, All Region, All Conference Player each year, Pittsford-Mendon High School Graduate


Katie Lass

William Smith College Goalkeeping Coach, Former SUNY Brockport Goalkeeping Coach, College Career at Ithaca College - Rookie and Athlete of the Year, All-Region

11/12th Grade, Aspire Team

Wendy Andreatta

University of Rochester Head Coach, numerous NCAA appearances, Two Liberty League titles, Division I coach for 10 years (Columbia, Hofstra, Syracuse, UCONN), Division I career at UCONN, All American, USAFH Level I & Level II Certification

11/12th Grade, Senior Select

Margaret McConnell

SUNY Geneseo Head Coach, SUNYAC Title, NCAA appearances as a coach & player, Former University of Rochester Assistant Coach, Career at William Smith College, Liberty League & ECAC Defensive Player of the Year, All American, All Region, USAFH Level I & II Certification

11/12th Grade & Aspire Team

Lauren Scorza, Upstate Elite

Founder & Coach of Upstate Elite Field Hockey which focuses on high level small group training, Division I Playing Career at Syracuse University, current University of Rochester Assistant Coach, USAFH Level I & II Certification


Wendy Andreatta, Director of Coaching, University of Rochester Head Coach

Margaret McConnell, Club Manager, SUNY Geneseo Head Coach 

Interested in Coaching? Contact us at empireunitedfh@gmail.com