Katie Rowan

Head Coach

Former Syracuse University assistant coach Katie Rowan, the most decorated player in the programs history and a member of the 2009 and 2013 USA World Cup gold medalist teams, was named head womens lacrosse coach at Wagner College in June, 2015.

In her first year at the helm of the Seahawk program, Rowan guided Wagner to the 2016 Northeast Conference championship, the first in program history, which earrned the Green & White their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Championships.
BThe Seahawks, who finished the 2016 campaign with a 10-10 record, fell to Penn by a count of 17-7 in NCAA First Round play. While the NCAA Championship was new territory for Wagner, this marked the 10th consecutive season that Rowan has been a part of the NCAAs as either a player or coach.


Katherine Sweeney

Assistant Coach

Former University at Albany four-year letterwinner Katherine Sweeney joined the Seahawk athletic family in August, 2016 as assistant womens lacrosse coach.

As an attacker for the Great Danes, Sweeney helped lead UAlbany to a record of 65-19 (.774) and to the America East Conference championship game in each of her four years, highlighted by an appearance in the 2015 NCAA Championships in her junior season. For her career, the Canton, NY native scored 48 points on 45 goals and three assists.

Sweeneys lacrosse background also includes a pair of coaching stints with the ADK Club Team and Battlax Camp, both of which are located in Albany, NY, where she she inspired and taught young players skill development and team concepts.


Alex Fehmel

Assistant Coach

Wagner head womens lacrosse coach Katie Rowan has announced that former Fairfield University standout Alex Fehmel has been hired as an assistant coach with the Seahawks.

Fehmel is coming off of a spectacular senior season for the Stags, recording career highs with 54 points, 44 goals, 40 groundballs, 39 draw controls and 29 caused turnovers in earning First-Team All-MAAC honors for the second consecutive season. The midfielder was a four-year All-MAAC performer as she earned Second-Team All-Conference honors as a sophomore after being tabbed to the All-Rookie Team as a freshman.

A two-time MAAC All-Academic Team honoree while majoring in psychology, the Shoreham, NY native finished her career ranked eighth all-time in Fairfield history in points (167) and goals (125), first in game-winning goals (11), eighth in free-position goals (35), 10th in assists (42), and ninth in games started (64).