Jane (Dietrich) Ward was named head coach of Gordon women’s lacrosse program October 2016.
Ward led the Fighting Scots to a 9-9 record and an appearance in the CCC semifinals. She coached Olivia McCarrick to All-CCC Second Team honors and MC Aston and Lindsey Congdon to All-CCC Third Team honors.
Ward served as interim head coach following the departure of Regan Denham after her two years on the job in August 2016 before being named full-time head coach.
Jackie Hoover enters her first season as an assistant coach for the 2018 season.
Prior to coaching at Gordon, Hoover was the graduate assistant and assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Nyack College, an NCAA Division II program in New York, from 2015 to 2017.
Hoover was the head coach for Elizabethtown (Pa.) High School in 2014. She started working at the school as an assistant coach in 2012 where the inaugural team made their first debut in the league championship, losing in semifinals.