Director Of Operations
One of the most decorated athletes to play the game of lacrosse, Hannah Nielsen was announced as the second head coach in University of Michigan women's lacrosse history on June 26, 2017.
A four-time national champion and two-time Tewaaraton Award winner, Nielsen boasts eight years of coaching experience at the Division I level.
An Adelaide, Australia, native, Nielsen continues to compete at the highest level as a member of the Australia women's national team. She has competed in four World Cups, most recently leading Australia to the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup semifinals. After recording seven goals and nine assists in the tournament, she was one of 12 players named to the All-World Team. At previous World Cup events, she helped lead Australia to a gold medal in 2005, and was named an All-Star in 2009 and 2013.
Head Coach Hannah Nielsen
Ana Heneberry joined the University of Michigan women's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach on July 17, 2017, and works primarily with the Maize and Blue defense.
The 2018 season will mark Heneberry's sixth year as an assistant coach at the Division I level, while as a player, she was an All-America defender at Loyola University Maryland.
Most recently, Heneberry served as an assistant coach at Boston University for three seasons (2015-17), working primarily with the Terriers' defense. Heneberry helped BU reach the Patriot League semifinals in each of her three seasons. On an individual level, she coached the Patriot League Defender of the Year in 2017.
Assistant Coach Ana Heneberry
Adam Sear joined the University of Michigan women's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach on August 10, 2017, and works primarily with the Maize and Blue offense.
The 2018 season will mark Sear's fifth year in the collegiate ranks and ninth overall year of coaching, as he has also taught the game at the high school and club level.
Most recently, Sear served as the Director of Athlete Enrichment at Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, since February 2017. Sports Academy is an all-inclusive sports and fitness facility dedicated to creating full-circle athletes of all ages and skill levels. Sear was directly responsible for the Personal Development Year program.
Assistant Coach Adam Sear
Ginny Capicchioni joined the University of Michigan women's lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant coach in September 2017, and works primarily with the Maize and Blue goalies.
Capicchioni brought six years of collegiate coaching experience to Michigan, including her most recent stint at the University of Louisville, where she helped lead the Cardinals to the 2017 ACC quarterfinals and a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Individually, she guided UL's goalie to 2017 ACC Defender of the Year and Second Team All-America honors. She began her collegiate coaching career in her home state of New Jersey as an assistant coach at Drew University (DIII).
Following her collegiate career at Sacred Hart, Capicchioni broke barriers in the sports world, becoming the first female in North America to sign with a men's professional team, the first female to play in a men's professional lacrosse game, and the first female to play for a men's national team in any sport.
After playing one season with the New Jersey Storm of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), she began her nine-year career in the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA). In 2011, after eight seasons, she took a hiatus from her CLA career, as she was selected to the USA Men's World Indoor Team and went on to compete in the 2011 World Indoor Championships. Capicchioni was then drafted by the Kentucky Stickhorses of the North American Lacrosse League (NALL) in 2011, and also played one season for the Baltimore Bombers (2012-13). In the fall of 2013, Capicchioni was drafted second overall in the European Lacrosse League (ELL) draft. She competed with the expansion team, Pietro Filipi, in Radotin, Czech Republic. Most recently, she capped her playing career with her final season in the CLA in 2016, where she competed with the Windsor Aigles.
Volunteer Assistant Coach Ginny Capicchioni
Maeve McKew joined the University of Michigan women's lacrosse staff as the program's Director of Operation on August 16, 2017.
McKew is responsible for all day-to-day office operations, which include overseeing all aspects of the budget, team travel and home game logistics. She also supervises team managers, coordinates on-campus recruiting visits and events and manages camp operations for the Wolverines. In addition, she serves as the liaison between the women's lacrosse program and other departments within Michigan Athletics.
McKew brought valuable lacrosse knowledge to Ann Arbor from her experience as a collegiate player, assistant coach and director of operations.
McKew graduated with a degree in family science from Maryland in 2009, where she was a member of the women's lacrosse team (2005-09). She helped the Terrapins compile a 70-15 record in her four years, en route to four NCAA Tournament appearances. As a senior, McKew led the team to an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship and a berth in the NCAA Final Four.
After graduating from Maryland, McKew earned her Masters of Education at Drexel University, where she also served as the assistant lacrosse coach from 2010-11.
Following her role as assistant coach, McKew transitioned back to her alma mater, Maryland, to become the director of operations for women's lacrosse. McKew then put her undergraduate and graduate degrees to use, teaching first grade in Baltimore County Public Schools for five years.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS MAEVE MCKEW
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