COACH STEPHANIE PINTO
Marist Varsity Lead Coach
Stephanie is a born and raised New Jersey Girl! Her lacrosse career began in high school where she lettered on the varsity team for three years. During her high school career, Steph became a force to be reckoned with landing on the Honorable Mentions list her first year playing. The years following that, she made First Team All County and First Team All State. As a junior in high school, Steph ranked 9th overall player in the state based on goals and assists and won MVP of her team. Steph concluded her high school career as a record breaker with most goals scored (189) in one season. She was then recruited to Marist College.
Steph transferred to Rutgers University where she finished out her college career on the Rutgers Women’s Club Lacrosse team. During this time she was named Captain and acted as mentor and coach to rising players. She was asked to be a founding head coach to a nearby high schools varsity team at Saint Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, NJ. During this time, Steph single-handedly ran a varsity lacrosse team of 21 players, each one brand new to the game. Steph was honored at the school and began to give private instruction.
After moving to Atlanta in 2016, Steph was asked to be the assistant coach to the Marist High School Women’s Lacrosse Team where she specialized in the attack and midfield coordinations. She continued to coach private instruction as well on her own and for small private lacrosse organizations as well!
During the 2017-2018 season, Steph stepped into the role of Lead Varsity Coach at Marist High School and brought the team to the quarter finals of playoffs as well as the 2018 Area Winners!
Steph is currently enrolled in graduate school to receive her Masters of Arts in Teaching for Secondary English and Writing Composition!
Stephanie specializes in the all around athletic development of female lacrosse players.
Marist Women’s Lacrosse – here
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Women’s Lacrosse – here